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Schedule For 
Summer School 


F. WALSH College Outfitter 

ORATIONS FEATURE I background for the last class gather- 

Continued from Page 1 I irig and the echofl of the orations and 

This ceremony is one of the most the remainder of the ceremony will 

impressive and picturesque of all | serve as an echo of their college ca- 


The following listing Of the courses by class periods will be helpful to 
students in planning a program of two or more courses. 

Hour of meeting Subject 

8 - 8:50 a.m. Fundamentals of Philosophy 

-Municipal Government and Administration 

9 - 9:50 a.m. Achievement Tests — Use and Interpretation 
Mental Hygiene 

10 - 10:50 a.m. Professional Possessions Massachusetts Teachers Need 
Educational Psychology 

11 - 11:50 a.m. Applied Psychology 

History of Education 

12 - 12:50 p.m. Principles and Methods of Teaching 
Introduction to Political Science 

All classes begin on Monday, July 1, 1940, at the designated hours and 
meet five class periods each week for the six weeks of the summer session. 

graduation exercises. The beautiful 
Rhododendron Garden forms a grand 

rici- at State. 

Nearly 300 men will be accommo- 

dated in the Thatcher Hall and Lt v , 

Hall, 110 women in the Abb*.,, a , 

60 in North College. When the bm 

women's dormitory the residents ( » 

North College will move there, u . 

many off campus roomers. 


At Commencement 

l)in«' Dt-linht fully with Your Guests 
in I In- ruiil rum fort of our 

Newly Air-Conditioned 
Coffee Shop 

Or mt .-tih the trees in the beautiful and 
spurious garden. If you prefer waitress serv- 
ice, rhoose the new 

Terrace Dining Room 

Our modern and unique dining facilities are 
distinctly pleasing, and meals are available at 
any time at any price. 

Our New lieverge I'rices Will Interest You 




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NO. 1 


All Students Within Age Limits Set by Congress Must Register 
October 16— R. O. T. C. Majors Are Exempt 
— Registration in Voting Places 


All Students Within Age Limit 
Set by Congress Must Register 
October 16 



college students and faculty 
members between the ages of 21 and 
required to register for mili- 
tary training under the terms of the 
prafl Hill which Congress passed 
* ■■ mber IS. 

i visitation date has been set 
ictober 16 and will take place at 
egu voting places. Conscientious 
- will sign a separate sheet, 
and ill probably go into non-com- 
batant service. 

Seniors May Graduate 
Anyone who was registered in col- 
lege before October 1, 1940 may defer 
enlistment until July 1, 1941. This will 
college seniors a chance to grad- 
before they begin active service, 
■logical students and military 
majors in the R. O. T. C. units are 
exempt from the provisions of this 

\" person who is called for service 
will be allowed to provide a substi- 
tute for such services. The basic pay 
will ln> 21 dollars a month, and any 
man who has served his year will be 
hie for the benefits of the Sol- 
and Sailors Civil Relief Act. 
Mo person will be drafted for service 
who has not met all the requirements 
for mental and physical fitness. 

Men will probably be drafted in 
lots of 50,000. This means that there 
will be only about a thousand men 
drafted at any one time from any l( . s , 
Mate. The state will then ca 



127 Women. 212 Men Student* Make up Largest Class in History 
of State State College — Many Were Turned Away 

by Registrar 


William I.. Machmer 


375 Have Rating, Announces 

Dean's Office 


375 students received honor grades 
last semester, the dean's office an- 
nounced today. This is a record dean's 
list. The class of 1941 led the first 
list of averages over 90%, with nine. 
1940 and 1943 each placed six. while 
the present junior class was not rep- 


Members of Class of 1940 Are 
Now in Active 

Twenty-two of the 20 graduates of 

fte Massachusetts State College R. 

0.T.C, unit commissioned last spring 

entered upon a year's active 

Stty with the regular army, it was 

announce] today hy Lieut. Col. Donald 

Jj Vwmg, U.S.A. Cav., commandant 

" f the State College training corps. 

This is the largest number of grad- 

>t this military unit here ever 

1 "Star directly into active duty 

u P"n graduation. 

Thirteen f the graduates, all of 

nf »ni h,.ld commissions in the re- 

ond lieutenants of cavalry 

nave I n selected for duty under 

>n Act which provides a 

n duty with regular army 

requirements with opportunity to seek 

Wnanent apointment in the army 

npon completion of a year's duty. 

Nilw additional 1940 graduates are 
° n a year's, active duty with the 
tgwai nny in positions made avail- 
to the present expansion 
defense program. 

olleg* graduates serving 

under th > tu < . ■ 

inomason Act are as fol- 

■ ! 'l M. Dai ley of Dorchester 

M. Davis, Jr. of Waltham, 

Dunn of Pittsfield, Willard 

0l Marion, Frederick K. 

Ho] yoke, Albin F. Irzyk 

John E. Merrill, Jr. of 

• George T. Pitts, Jr. of 

'•'illiam H. Richards, Jr. of 

' '". Win slow E. Ryan of 

v " C. Scholz of State Line, 

Continued on Pagt 8 

The graduated class, as usual, led 
In total with 137. 

The number represents an Increase 

of ten over the spring semester of 
1938 when the previous record was 

The complete dean's list is printed 
•in page 3 of this issue. 

The interfraternity council an- 
nounces the following changes in 
rushing rules. 

A. The rushing period shall ex- 
tend from Thursday, Sept. 19, s 
p. m.. until Saturday, October 5, 
at 12 p. m. 

K. There shall be closed rushinK 
until Thursday, September 19, at 
8 p. m. at which time the fresh- 
men will gather at the Memorial 
liuilding to make a tour of the 
fraternity houses under the super- 
vision of the Interfraternity Coun- 
cil. There will be closed rushing 
Thursday, Sept. 19 at 12 midnight 
until 7 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 21. 

C There shall be closed rushing 
on Sundays. 

I). From Saturday. Sept. 21, at 
10 p. m. until Sat. Oct. .">. at mid- 
night there will lie open rushing 
w i t li the dormitories closed. 


Alpha Lambda Mu Has Highest 

Sorority Average For 

Last Semester 

Marshall O. I .am plica i 

Alpha Epsilon I'i fraternity took 
first place in the list of fraternity 
averages for the second semester of 
the last college year it was announced 
today by the Registrar's office. The 
top sorority in scholastic averages 
for the same period was Alpha 
Lambda Mu. 

Coed averages exceeded men's In 
every case. The general sorority 
average was 77.9 and the general tl) 

fraternity average 75.1. The average ar husetts State College was announced th, '»" «""igh«. 

for women students was 77.1 and for today |, v President Hugh P. Maker. A bonfire and mass meeting will be 

appointed to fill existing ""' highlight of tomorrow's campus 

activities. The Adelphm headed hy 

President clement Burr will preside 

at the meeting at 7:00 p.m. opposite 
Pffnffaliarf on I 'age fi 



l'J7 Women, 242 Men Students 
Make up Largest Class 

in History 

With a registration of -WJ the larg- 
est freshman class in the history of 
State enrolled Monday. In the '44 
class there arc 242 men and I'^T wom- 

Yesterday the freshman week pro- 
gram was in full swing with assem- 
blies, physical exams, and psychologi- 
cal tests to occupy the froah. An im- 
portant part of the activities was 
touring the campus and visiting the 
various buildings. 

Opening Convo Today 

This afternoon the opening convo- 
cation was held in Bowker Auditorium 
with President Hugh Potter Baker 
and I lean William L. Machmer as the 
principal speakers. It was the first 
formal meeting of upperclassmen and 

Experiment Tonight 

From 7:00 to 8:00 this evening will 

be the first student sing of the year 

in Stockbridge Hall, an affair at 

Announces wmrn Doric Alviani, director of 

music, is going to try something new 

and different in the way of group 

harmony. Mr. Alviani has arranged 

Appointment of eight new members ■OWe chords that will fit into college 

the faculty and staff of Mass- so,1 K r s and he plans to experiment with 


President IJ a k <■ i 

Recent Additions to 

men 75.2. The non-sorority average All were 
was 7<J.3 and the non-fraternity 75.2. ! vacancies. 

New faculty members an 

Listed below are the averages of 
the fraternities and sororities in the 
order of their standing. 


Alpha Kpsilon Pi 80.7 

Alpha Sigma Phi 
Sigma Alpha Kpsilon 

Alpha Gamma Kho 

Dr. Dale 

H. Sterling, research professor of 
chemistry, formerly assistant pro 

f agricultural chemistry, _,_ ______ 

Ruth Stevenson, DR. RITCHIE GIVEN 

78. 8 Physical director for women, former- /^/-vr»C """M 4 "MM IIASi/\t 
77.8 l.v instructor in physical education, VjUtoOMAWN HONOR 

75.7 I New Jersey College for Women. 

75.4 Dr. Evelyn H. Kllms, assistant pro- Head of Department Since "M 
Continued on Page 5 Continued on Page, i Accedes to Title by Retire- 

State Campus Invaded by Class of 1944; Six States 

And Hawaii Are Represented in Entering Class 

merit of* Chamberlain 

State campus was invaded Monday 
by the class of 1!>44 who registered 
and prepared for the coming battle. 
The members represented six states 
and Hawaii. Massachusetts contrib- 
utes over 350 new freshmen 
New York sends 7 representatives, 
New Jersey .3, Connecticut and Ver- 
mont 2 each, Georgia and Hawaii one 

In the Massachusetts delegation, 
approximately 150 come from the four 
counties of the western section. Great- 
er Springfield sends 23 members, 
Holyoke 16, Pittsfield 18, Northamp- 
17, and Amherst l. r >. The number from 
Worcester and vicinity total about 
3"). Your reporter became lost in the 
fog when he tried to total the group 
from Metropolitan Boston. 

From North Andover to Sheffield, 
from deep on Cape Cod to North 
Adams, Bay Staters have swarmed 
into Amherst to enroll in the class 
of 1044. Connecticut sends delegates 
from Bristol and New London. Ver- 
mont sent two freshmen from Ches- 
ter. Hightstown, Milburn, and Ber- 

genfield are the New Jersey towns 
and cities which gave us frosh. The 
New York delegation comes from 
Briarcliff Manor, Manhasset, Wood- 
mere, Port Washington, Snyder, Wan- 
tagh, and New York City. The gen- 
tleman from the South hails from 

Atlanta, Georgia. Hawaii bade Aloha 

Dr. Walter s. Ritchie, head of the 
chemistry department at Massachu- 
setts State College, has been named 
as Goessmarin professor of chemistry 
there, according to a recent announce- 
ment by President Hugh P. Baker. 

Dr. Ritchie will continue as head 


The fifth annual conference on 
government affairs will be held 
on campus F'riday and Saturday 
Nov. 15 and 16 it was announced 
today by Prof. Charles J. Rohr. 
The general topic for thin year's 
gathering will be "Local Govern- 
ment in Masachusetts City, Town, 
and County." 

Dr. Rohr, executive secretary of 
the Bureau of Public Administra- 
tion and State College Political 
Science professor is in charge or 
plans for the meetings. 

to one of its younger set who decided n f the chemistry department but 

to come to State to further his edtt-lcedee to the additional title upon the 

cation. He picked a good college, but | m . en t retirement of Dr Joseph S 

l! t l J 8t ! I1 ..?r! i f f_ r _"! W , aii (aftCr haVin * Guuakartata, who formerly held this 


read a vacation ads). 

From Hawaii, Bob Engelhard is a 
very husky lad whom the sophomores 
will learn to respect in hazing. Re ll 

Dr. Ritchie has been head of the de- 
partment of chemistry since 1934 and 
has been active in promoting cooper- 

a good football man and appears to be ation with industry throughout New 

England. During the past year he 
was chairman of the research day 
program held at the State College in 
cooperation with the New England 

Naming of Dr. Ritchie as Goess- 
mann professor of chemistry recalls 
the important part that Dr. Charles 
A. Goossmann played in developing 
the present work in chemistry at the 
college. Goei 

a good blocking back or a fine tackle. 
Unfortunately, Bob won't be out for 
frosh football since he is recovering 
from a broken knee. Engelhard in- 
tends to major in Agriculture as a 
prelude to a course in sugar tech- 
nology at the University of Hawaii. 
He intends to run a sugar plantation 
after he finishes his collegiate career. 
The main difference between New 
England and Hawaii is the style of 
architecture. Bob says th< 

ports that the alumni in Hawaii are 
rather numerous and active. The 
classes represented in the Hawaii 
Alumni Club range from 1905 to 1929. 

^ssmann was one of the 

cnuecture. „oo says the women first members of the teaching faculty, 
re are nice bu he st.ll longs for being appointed in 1858, the second 
S girl, of the island. Engelhard re- y „ tr in whjrh stu<Jf . n(s 


ere admitted 
to the colege, 

He was internationally known for 
his work and research in plan! foods, 
sugar beet cultivation, study of sor 
ghum as a source of sugar, and pio- 
neered the Masachusetts fertilizer in- 
spection and control. Other research 
projects in which he was active were 
various foods, chemistry of fruits, 
and feeding of animals. 




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(Hie HWo00acbu0ett0 (fToIlapn 

Official undergraduate newspaper of the MaaaachuHetti State College 
Published every Thursday 

Offlc* Room 8, Memorial Building 

WILLIAM J HWYKK '42. Managing Editor 

*41. Editor-in-Chief 


Tel. II02-M 

Aaaociate Editor 


Day, 'ions workers; army camp workers, 
Mas- u leaders for recreation ami physical 



BOBERT C. McCUTCHEON. '42. Editor 






EVELYN BERCSTROM *4i, Secretary 

harold McCarthy -,i 
george litchfield '42 
louise potter '42 
irving rabinowitz "42 
marguerite derautz "43 
dorothy dunklee 43 
stanley polchlopek 43 
ephraim radner '48 
preston burnham '42 



BERT R. HYMAN '42. Editor 

Financial Adviser 

Faculty Adviser 

On the eve of Indep ndence 
President Hugh I'. Baker of 

saehusetts State College announced education programs; foresters; psy- 

that the resources of the col- ehologistfl for testing recruits; trained 

lege in the field of student training, personnel workers; veterinarians for 

research, and adult education have caring for transport animals and for 

been 'trend to Governor Saltonstall preventing spread of animal disease; 

for service "in every preparation hougiM tech 

which the 

and nation are 

inicians; and soldiers (The 

State College has an R.O.T.C. < 
unit recently rated "excellent" !> • 
war department.) 

The college research progran | 
cording to the report, could ;i 
quickly streamlined for active d 

Fields in which the State 1 
research and laboratory Mrvjo 
could be intensified, states tl 
port, are as follows: lab. 
service for the sanitary con' 
milk, water, and food; re.-ea 
fields of food spoilage, disilU 
etc.; industrial research in chen. . -•. 
bacteriology, civil engineering, lamb 
pulp and paper; research in f., 
conservation, development of f,, 
substitutes to replace tradition;! 
staples, study of ways to use . • 
surplus foods commodities. 


JOSEPH R. GORDON. JR. '41, Business Manager 

DAVID VAN METER '41, Advertising Mgr. RUSSELL LALOR '41. Circulation Mg. 

EDWARD O'BRIEN '41, Subscription Mgr. 

Baainea. Assistants 

making for defense, and, particularly, (s 
for service in case of war." 

A detailed inventory of resources 
accompanied the offer. 

In addition to listing of the college 
stair of specialists in many education- 
al and scientific fields, the inventory- 
reports in detail on fields in which. 

,...,, „ x._.„ \umntat and editorialist, is reprinted front the Boston dlotx 

students may be trained for war time ( ' ' 

occupations, research for war-time or| / September 1^: 

Uncle Dudley' 9 Presents Case For 
Development of State University 

The following editorial, by "Uncle Dudley," well known ,,.. 




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Make all orders payable to The Masstcha- 
■stts '•llrfisn In rase of change of address, 
ssjbscrlbsr will please notify the business man- 
ager as soon as possible. Alumni, undergrad- 
aBta and faculty contributions are sincerely 
encouraged. Any communications or notices 
saust be rtveived at the Collegian office before 
t o'clock, Monday evening. 


Smtered as second-class matter at the Am- 
herst Post Office. Accepted for mailing at 
special rate of iiostage provided for in Section 
1108, Act of October 1917. authorized August 
M. 191v 

Printed by Carpenter A Morehouse. Cook PI.. 
Amherst, Mass., Telephone 43 

Member 19J9 

Gotegiote Press 

Diatribe tor ot 

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National Advertising Service, Inc. 

420 Masissn avi. N«w York. N. Y. 

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preparedness programs, and extension 
service programs. 

"The college is prepared to train 
students in a variety of wartime 
occupations," the re port states. 
"Training for the following positions 
is now being offered on a peace time 
basis and could be intensified in time 
of war." 

The list includes the following oc- 
cupations: airplane pilots (the col- 
lege is participating in the C.A.A. 
program ) ; teachers and workers in 
food production, preservation, and 
C mservation; civil engineers and 
mechanical engineers; chemical en- 
gineers as chemical warfare or muni- 




CAMPUS OF "Among you. the class of 1944, are the future 

OPPORTUNITY editors and stall' of th - Co! 1 rfian," a sp=al:ci 

told the freshman class yest -day afternoon. 
Anions you also arc the future campus leaders — i:i the Adelphia, 
the Senate, and the W. S. G. A. Then, too, ther are among 
you the "playboys" and "shifters" who will soon be e::- member: 
of the class of 1011. 

It is properly a matter of concern to the ad- 
ministration of the State College at Amherst 
that more than 100 qualified women appli- 
cants could not be accepted as students this Fall because of re- 
strictions on numbers made necessary by limitation of facilities 
It may also concern parents of those and other young people when 
opportunity for education is important to themselves and the 
communities where tlioy will work and live. 

Increased pressure for admittance to the freshman class a'. 
the State College will result in a new record enrollment of 365 
entering students, 240 men and 125 women. Dut this is far short 
of the number who met the entrance requirements. State College 
tuition is $100 compared to $ 150 at many private colleges. Total 
expense to a student runs around $600 a year, about half that of 
many well known privately endowed colleges. 

"Many parents have asked us," Pres. Baker says, "why we 
sannot accept their sons and daughters who are qualified for en- 
ranee. Th? bent answer Is that the student body had doubled since 
1027 ad we have been able to increase our teaching staff by only 
one-third and all appropriations for instruction by only on* 

The college has only what is given to it to do its work. For the 
;iarcnts of children and employers of young people Pres. Baker*! 
statement opens the question whether Massachusetts wants to go 
on turning away 100 qualified women students a year from its 
State College. 

Perhaps Pres. Baker speaks particularly of the women 
students because that is a more recent problem at the college, 
originally for men. But education for women is generally more 

As the years will pass — with lightning speed, say those of 
US who suddenly find ourselves seniors — the leaders of the college 
will arise. These men and women, excelling in shorts, student 
govcram 'it, studies, and cultural development, will take advan- 
tage of the opportunities that Massachusetts state College offers, i 
Freshmen, don't short-change yourselves! All of you can become \ 
biggtr men and women — socially, mentally, religiously, and phys-| 

What determines the evolution of a "dink"-topped freshman 
into a future president of the Senate or into the campus ne'er-do- 
well? No one but you yourselves. It is a matter of hard work and 
deep interest in both your college and your work. Most important, 
it depends, not on a short-lived Mash of enthusiasm, but on a 
Steady flame of endurance. In short, you must have the ffHts to 
make yourself a leader in your four years on campus, just as a 
Cross-country runner must have the stuff to win on a ifour-mile 

As one successful business man whom we know would say: 
"I dare you. young freshmen, to be somebody!* 1 

C. K. 



i.t Kay 

Hello again and i' 
hack. Yesterdaj we wondered if may- 
be we were in the wrong place when 
confronted with Drill Hall o In Cape 

Cod Cottage sporting, of all things, expensive than men's and the opportunity in this state for th 
green blinds which certainly take 
away the barn atmosphere. We hesi- 
tate to say exactly what they add hut 
at least "The Old Gray Barn" no 
'onger applies. 

Much news of the summer 
floating around — heartiest con- 
gratulations to Dr. and Mrs. 
Goldberg, two of our favorite 
faculty people, on the birth of a 
daughter, Naomi Jean, this sum- 
mer . . . and all happiness to Jean 
Klder and Art Cop.son, who were 
married in August . . . welcome 
home to Pinky Smith and Jean 

So many familiar faces in the C. 
Store . . . Phoebe Stone, a regular 
inhabitant . . . Jean Taylor and Pa- 
tience Sanderson, home from a sum- 
mer at Sleighton Farms . . . Kuthie 
Ellis and ditto Baker, two pretty 
waitresses . . . Missy Freedman, chip- 
per as ever and bewailing bathtub-less 
North College. . . Agnes Lockhart, 
worn down from studying hard at 
summer school . . . June Kenny and 
Helen Berger ... a mob of freshmen 
coeds, disturbingly good-looking .. . 
and s ) here comes another vear! 

DRAFT One of the greatest factors ever to effect college stu- 
dents will be th-' draft. Approximately 25 per cent ol 
college students fall within the age limits, and undoubtedly some 
of tin ie will be cnii mI. Desph ■ thi fad fiat enrollment may be 
deferred until July l. 1941, there is bound to be a disruptive - f 
f< . particularly if seniors have permanent jobs in prospect. 
Since they will not be able to start their jobs, the provision that 
jobs must be reopened following service will be void. 

However, we feel that college students will "take their medi- 
cine," despite a necessary revision of their plans and careers. 
This is certainly no time for weakness and vacillation, and our 
America will at least meet lire with lire. 


Woclnt'sfta> . Srpl. Is 
pTMtj Mental Test, 

p. in. 
Ajurmhl.v. Student 
llnll. T i>. in. 
Tliur s,lii> , Sept. 19 
ttmtt Mvntnl Texts 

p. in. 
Mass Mi'.lmjt and I ion lire 
liidav. Sept. 20 

Kaiull.t Kcirplion in rro-liimn. 
Kiiil'lmi:. N p. m. 
Snturda.t, Sept. 21 

linpi- Pull. I p. m. 
Mnn«la>. Srpt. 23 

Collegian Meeting, Mr 
Thurida*. Sept. 26 

Index meeting. Mem. 

Knwker, ItM — 6:M 
Sing. Ttnrkhridge 

llnwker. lift — fi:30 
p. m. 


. 111.1k.. I p. m. 
Uldg.. 7 p. m. 

girls who must economize is more limited. Nationally known 
women's colleges in Massachusetts draw their students from 
every state. But in most of the states from which they come 
are free state universities for those girls who cannot afford ed- 
ucation de luxe. Many such girls in this state formerly en- 
tered the teachers' college, but these have limited their numben 
since teaching reached its limits of expansion. More girls new 
of necessity look to the State College. 

Massachusetts is one of the few states never to develop a 
state university. Until about 15 years ago we had only an agri- 
cultural college. This was slightly expanded in scope to meet more 
of the interests of urban students and immediately enrollment 
leaped up from 806 in 1927 to 1650 last year, and this in spite 
of constant necessity to limit numbers. This counts the four- 
year, the two-year and the graduate school. These years have 
seen the number of women students rise sharply. 

In this same period the question has arisen of closing KMM« 
the 10 state teachers' colleges because of the reduced demand 
for teacher training. It is a reasonable question whether the re- 
lease of some of the facilities of the teachers' colleges ami tin 
great pressure upon the State College arc not appropriately to h 
considered as related problems. The teachers' colleges err stra- 
tegically located about the state. If three or four of their, v. r 
reorganized into junior colleges they could feed into the central 
State College at Amherst as junior colleges in many states feedtlw 
I state universities. Or by developing some of them as profession!) 
schools, pressure on some departments of the State Coll" "" ' (| 
be relieved. 

If the future of these institutions had been studied U 
in relation to the whole educational problem of the Stat \ I 
years ago, the question of adequate college opportunity 
en might well have been met outside the State College \ 
ling economy. It has be< n said again and again that the I 
surely come when Massachusetts will join that great m 
progressive states which offer higher education at lo 
through stale universities. Pres. linker's "explanation t" 
| suggest* that the time for it may have arrived. We havi 
a respectable nucleus for a state university if we will but 01 
and develop it for full use 

Uncle Di 


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: ganiz&tion meeting of the 
1 1- held Friday afternoon 
' mortal Building*. All men 
nd to participate in hand ac- 
this year should attend. At 
, plans for the football pro- 
I be outlined, and policies for 
e year will he stated. 
will he a short informal re- 
Wednesday evening at the I 
building for those of last i 
- '.and who intend to play at 
; ,"v Thursday night. 
Then will be a meeting of the edi- 
torial staff of the Collegian Monday 
evening »t 8. Attendance is required. 









2nd Feature: "We WHO ARE YOUNG" with Lena Turner _ John Shelton 

SAT., SEPT. 21 


TOO »UCB... 

"•'mm who mm 

— -2nd Feature — 
w ith Cesar Romero 


Continuous Sunday 2-10 P.M. 
Sabatini's Immortal Novel 


With Erro! Flynn — Brenda Marshall 

— And More — 


T od Q y; Zorina in "I WAS AN ADVENTURESS" — John Hall in "SAILOR'S LADY" 


on tile 
week i 

.'ess oi 


Sditor Chester I.. Kuralowicz An 

Contest to Open Se] 

■ :ore competition for positions 
. i a rbook stair sei for nc> i 

B ■■ alio, iii'i step in the pi I IJ) 

tin' inn Index, according to I 
Chester Kuralowicz and Busi- 
ness .Manager George Hamel. 

I'urinu the past three months ■ 

complete ••dummy" has heen organ- 
ized in addition to a detailed cost an- 
anysis. The official photographer for 
senior portraits and groups in the 
annual will be the same as last year's, 
the Sargent Studio. Official engravers 
are the Howard- Wesson Company of 

Jr. and Sr. Vacancies 

Several vacancies make opening! 
for juniors and seniors, also. Any 
member Of the three upper classes 
who is interested in a position on the 
sports, literary, husiness, photogra- 
phy, statistics, or art departments 
can apply at the Index office in the 
Memorial Building any afternoon. 
Further information on the competi- 
tion will appear in next week's Col- 
legia*. The value of working on the 
Index board should api>eal to all stu- 
dents who want practical and useful 

A policy of expanding new or in- 
teresting parte of the Index and eotn- 
prescing outstanding parts will give 
State students a vastly changed type 
of yearbook. Sports fans, for example, 
will find the major sports in a stream- 
lined page designing. 

Since 18<>!>, the seventy-one issues 

»f the Index attempted to give a more 

complete picture of Massachusetts 
state College life. The 1941 Index, 

through the changes and additions 
made, will have the truest cross- see 

tion ..f student life yet attempted. 

Paradoxically, the '-11 Index will be 
a BIGGER book although the page 
number and the budget remain the 

same as last year's! 

More Informal^ 
Of increasing popularity in the past 
two years, informal pictures of the 
graduating class candid shots of the 
seniors in action— have been K j V en 
more prominence. The seniors of hmi 
are to expect to "watch the 
when liana Keil, student In- 

nouncea Innovation and ProgreM 
ptember n\ Literary 

p Vacant 

photOg a|i!u' , a;>|i .,, oil the 
campus, in f rate ni i iea, mi the grid- 
iron, or 111 classes, 

The first board meeting of the /«- 

<!>■>■ wil! take place Thursday, Sep- 
tember 28, at 7 pm. Suite. him. s are 
to report at the office (his week. 





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Aaiharat and Wllllamatown. Maaa. 
Spaelall.t. in Coll**, and School 

Hlfh Quality 


Sarrin. William. Coll.,,. Amharrt, 
Maaa. 8UU. Stockbridra School of Agri- 
culture. Daarflald Academy. 

Th«- yearly turn over in hat styles, 

best selling books, and popular bands 
is a fairly exasperating thing to keep 
up with. In all fiends there are some 
Standard perennials such as the hom- 
burg hat, the Encyclopedia Hiitanni- 
ca, and Glenn Gray's Csum Lome Or- 

chest la. 

After keeping pace with dance 
bands throughout a school year and 
then laying oil" for the summer it's a 
difficult job to step right up to the 
rail and pick one band to place and 
two to show. Hut, a bet on ('asa l.oma 
is as good as a government bond, and 
twice as much fun. Hands may com*', 
ami bands may go, but GflNi (J ray's 
twelve old men go on forever without 
any noticeable abatement of the furi- 
ous drive with which they caught and 
won the public's approval many long 
years ago. 

It will be this column's endeavor 
to introduce new bands to its readers 
from time to time, but until some- 
thing really new comes along we'll 
be very Toryish and reactionary and 
hold fast to the heritage of our fore- 
fathers (just a sign of these trying 
times) namely, Casa l.oma. We have 
absolutely no patience with imitations 
however good of any established band, 
specifically (Jlenn Miller. Outside of 
that we're very very partial to instru- 
mental bands playing instrumental 
records, and this includes just as 
many blacks as whites and a good 
many names that are not in the high- 
est and brightest lights. As soon as 
we receive records good enough to 
rave about QT band enough to rave 
against you'll hear about it right 

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• Ron : Misses Reynolds, Webber, Albrecht, Keavy. 

liergstrom. Men-it t, Mclnerny 

Front Row: Misses lie 

Row: Hall, Werme, Freitaa. Middle Row: Jones, It., C.irnmins, 
Burr. Front Row: Jackimc/yk, Mullock, Simmons, Zeitier 


Many Changes in Facilities as^ 

Well as Size Noted in Recent 


Far reaching changes in the farili-j 

ties and size of the student body of 

Massachusetts State College during] 
the past dozen yean were made evi- 
dent this week with the receipt of 
the fourth edition of American Uni- 
versities and Colleges, a publication of I 
the American Council on Education, 
Washington, D. C. 

A comparison of information con- 
tained in the first edition in 1928 with 
information listed in the latest 1940 ] 
edition shows that Massachusetts 1 
State College has more than doubled 
in enrollment, added six major build- 
ings and several smaller laboratories, 
undergone a change of name, offered 
a new bachelor's degree, and has en- 
rolled an ever increasing number of 
st in lints in the graduate school and 
Stockbridge School since 1928. 

The college changed its name from 
Mas itts \gricultural Collegeto 

Ms ett« State in I'"' 1 to itidi 

cate a broadening in its offerings. Its 
library has grown from 76,000 hooks 
to 116,000 voh'mes f h • •!»>■•■ ''■• on t I? 
years. In 1939 the ('"■ t h*»ehe1or of 
arts degrees were conferred upon 17 

By far the most interesting rhanpfi 
has been a phenomenal growth in 
enrollment of this 77-year-old institu- 
tion during the past 12 years. In 1938 
there were . r >fi7 undergradutes, 40 
graduate student-; and PfW st"denta 
in the two-year Stockbridge School 
of Agriculture. During the past 
school year enrollment has grown to 
1200 undergraduates, 146 graduate 
student ;, and 29"> students in the 
Stockbridge School, a total increase 
in the student body of more than 1 01 
per cent. 

Buildings constructed since 1928 
include two dormitories now being 
completed by an alumni corporation. 
These are a men's dormitory, named 
for e\-president Edward M. Lewis, 
and a women's dormitory as yet un- 
named. The roster of new buildings 
during this period also includes the 
horticultural manufactures laboratory 
in 192!>, two 4-H club buildings, the 
physical education building and cage 
in 1981, Thatcher Hall dormitory for 
men and the Goodell Library In 1986, 
reconstruction of the nutrition labor- 
atory and South College, and an in- 
firmary ward building. 

In 1928 the college awarded 108 

bachelor's degrees, h degrees of mas- 
tor of science, and one doctor of phil- 
osophy. This past Spring there were 
awarded 1*1 bachelor of science de- 
grees, it bachelors of arts, .". bachelor 
of vocational agriculture, Bfl master of 
■■I'M-.', and 6 doctor of philosophy 


An interesting summary ol 

in relation to the increase 

and Federal appropriation ■ 
support of the college was ••■■ 
recently b> President Hugh P. Baker. 
Tin iry shows thai from "i'!7 to 

1!t.".!l the student body has tnrreas, d 

hetfe. lean 100 per cent. While the 

touching stair has increased bul 95 

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fni tb< 


Class 1940 
Joyle, Miss 
annah, Miss 
Class 1941 
iiehler, Miss 
Jmith, E. W. 

ith, V. E. 
.'arreii, \V. 

Class 1943 





. etterling 

Class 1940 

firadshaw, Miss 


'arpenter, Miss 

'hapin, Miss 


"''arnsworth, Miss 

Fox, B. 

'ale, Miss 


Gordon, M. 

'o-dd. Miss 

Hall, J. w. 

Howe, Miss E. 


'ohnson, Miss A. 


"ohls. Miss 

I-eete, Miss 









Smith, Miss M. 



Class <>f 1941 
v gambar, Miss 
\ rchibald, Miss G. 
v uerbach 
R ekett 

B rode rick 
Cohan, A. 
Evorson, Miss M. 

'•'ii-'d, Miss 


Era nz 

' Gordon 

Hart ley, Miss 


Johnson, T. 
Jones, Miss M. 
Kaplan, H. 
Kell, Miss 
Lane, Miss H. 
Lobacz, Miss 
Long, Miss 
Puffer, Miss 

Sherman, Miss 
Silverman, A. 
Stein hurst 
Tyler, Miss 

Van Meter 


Class L942 
Avery, .Miss M. 
Uutement, Miss 
I lonahue, Miss 
iCagan, A. 

Itabinovitz, I. 
Shirley, Miss 

Class 1943 
Chellman, Miss 
Keavy, Miss 
Koonz, Miss 


Sacks, Miss 

Stohlman, Miss 

Thayer, Miss 


Class 1940 

' brums, Miss 
Archibald, Miss J. 

Bak, Miss 
Barton, Miss 

Bates, Miss 





< Sarroll 



Cooper, Miss 

Corcoran, Miss 


Cur ran 

Daley, E. 
Davis, Miss 
Dec, Miss 
Everson, Miss 
Glazier, Miss 

Hall. Miss F. 




Howe, A. F. 

Co ..• 

Irwin, Miss 

Jacobs, Miss 


Johnson, L. F. 

Levy, Miss R. 

Merrill, J. E. 

Monk, Miss 


Morley, Miss 








< lertel, Miss 


Pal umbo 

Pease, Miss 

lier, Miss H. 



Pratt, Miss 
Reinap, Miss 

I' ice, Miss 
"aw. Miss M. 

shepardson, D. E. 

Shepardson, W. TL 

Smalley, Miss 

SpofTord, Miss 



Stewart, Miss J. 

Stewart, Miss M. 

Sullivan, A. W. 

Sullivan, E. F. 

S wen son 










Wood, Miss 


Class 1941 

Ahearn, Miss 

Arslanlan, Miss 

A vkroyd 


B trgstrom, Miss 



Bradley, Miss 

Brielman, Miss 
Burgess, Miss 
Callanan, M 

(dates, Miss 

Delorey, Miss 
DePalma, Miss 
Demond, Miss 
Fitch, Miss 
Flynn, Miss M. 
Fran:,, I). 
Freedman, Miss 
Giles, Miss 
Grise, Miss P. V. 

lielischel, Miss 





Kuhn, Miss 



Lovell, Miss 

Maisner, Miss 

McCarthy, H. T. 

Merritt, Miss 

Miller, J. T. 



O'Neil, Miss 

Plichta, Miss 




Reed, S. C. 

Reynolds, Miss I. 

Richardson, E. A. 



Scol I i n 



Smith, Miss H. 



Stewart, J. A. 

Taylor, Miss J. 

Tolman, Miss R. 

Tolman. Miss P. 

Tully, Miss 


VastUS, Miss 


Wozniak, Miss 

Youland, Miss 

Class 1942 
Angell, Miss 

Burrows, Miss 
Belk, Miss 
Berry, Miss 

Chase, Miss 
Clark, Miss P. 

Cramer, Mi 

I 'avis 



■'•ikson. \. V. 

Eyre, Miss 




l loldberg, Miss [•'. 

' i 'dm:"i, Miss G. 


Heermance, Miss 

Hi board 







Mann, Miss 

McNamara, Mias 

Merrill, Miss 


Mosher, W. J. 

Moulton, I. is.; 

Nagelschmidt, Miss 

Nieison, Miss 

( >gan 

Plumb, r!i [3 

Politella, Miss 

Rabinovits, W. 



Sargent, Miss 

Smith, R. II. 

Sol in 

Stone, Miss A. 

Van Buren, Miss 

Ward, Miss E. 

Webber, Miss 





Class 1948 

Beck man 




Brown, A. 

Buddington, Miss 

Bushnell, Miss 

Callahan, Miss 



Cohen, Miss A. 

Day, Miss 

Dellea, J. E. 

Dunklee, Miss 

Finn, Miss 


Gagnon, Miss 




Hayward, Miss 



Kelso, Miss 

Lane, Miss 

Lapointe, Miss 

Laprade, Miss 

I eonowicz 


McMahon, Miss 


Milner, Miss 

Rayner, Miss 




Stockwell, Miss C. 



White. J. 





Complete Deans List for Spring Semester, 1940 

Donald P. Allan 


c immunity Concert Assot 
Has Had Audience ol 
Over 30,000 

Music lovers of Amherst maj 
forward to an especially notabli - 

ies of concerts in celebration at ' 
tenth anniversary of the Am ■ 

lommunity Concert Association. 
Founded in 1981 through the ef< 

> ■ ; of Prof Wm. P. Bigelow and a 
majority of t':e mu;ic lovers of \ 
'ie it and surroun ling eommunit 
the activities of the association 
been of Increasing importance i - 
cultural life of this region, I* 

i ated that over £0,000 person 

•a'oyed the concerts given tl 
in College Ha'l and in recent 
in Stockbridge Hall. 

The Community Concert plan 
di'v which the Amherst A 
; :ts operated in conjunction wit' 
dreds of other similar groups 

■ ica has proved its worth as p 
the only plan which is Rnam 
fool-proof. The experience of k 
heist is typical of that of all 

lommunit ic i operating ui ' 
plan. During its entire histo 
Amherst Association has p 

outstanding the most importi 

sonalities of the concert world 
out a single dollar of profit, Iom 
guarantee. Through this uniqui 
sii-^'i famous names in music H \ 
bert Spaulding, Harold Bauer, N 
son Eddy, Helen Jepson, the BoS 
Symphonette and many others RM 
brought the finest music to Am 1 ' 

Many unique features of the V 
heist Association have made I 
concerts famous throughout the 
i*n1 world. For many years the tW 
was the smallest in America n - 
ing a series of artists of inten 
al fame. Amherst has cons: 
held the record for the highe I 
portion of college students in Its t" 
t:»' "Membership 

The forward looking noli' 
makes these great concerts a 
to every musical child in thli 
ity. The Amherst Women's Club P 
ta»"v and other groups, htsw ' 
scholarship membership svailsWe 
every young person who did not I 
means to attend. Further, I '* 
s-^M membership fee for childi 
under lfi has always made the audi 
ence have a distinctly youthful m 3 ^' 
♦n ^ -tis i T have always enjoyed tM 
feature of Amherst concert 
frequently made additions to 
Program especially for the CfliM 
Thus is Amherst building the ^ nK "' 
musical generation. 

World premieres of srtlsts ' 
Community Concert audi. I 
taken plan twice in Amber-' 
,r !lmer Shoettle. pianist in 
Robert Marshall, tenor, Is 

That the Community ( '■ 
with its distinctly democrat 

finance and control is Valid 
by its amazing growth It 
and abroad. Starting at t' 
the depression the ntiiubi 
and towns operating under 
has constantly increased 

associations are flourished 
and the United States. 

its ever greater value ; ? 
turbed times is shown b] 


Military Professor Now Lieut. 

Colonel — Notified in 


I'romotion of Major Donald A. 
Viiung, U.S.A. Cavalry, commandant 

• i Massachusetts State College B. 
O.T.C, unit, to Lt. Colonel, was an- 
.iiiitl here today upon receipt of 
'!' 'in the War Department. 

Young received the anounce- 
iipon return here from his duties 
p ■ at the manuevers in North- 
w York State in August. 
was appointed professor of 
mill' ■ | science and tactics at the 
College in l!».'il». He is a grad 
of the University of Maine, 1914 
i the degree of master of 
Si Norwich University, 1929. 
nel Young came to the State Col- 
from a position as Executive 
r at Post of Corneal in the Pan- 
ama C inal Zone. 
His military service began in 1917 
second lieutenant in the U.S. 
He was promoted first lieu- 
In P)18. captain in 1920, and 
1985. His war service in- 
clttdes service on the Mexican border 
B 1916, service in France in 1917, and 
II member of the army of occupation 
' Germany in 1918-1919. 

Lewis Hall — Newly Opened Dormitory 

William Dwyer 

Clement IJurr 

Frederick Burr 





Co' lege Drug Store 

Prescription Specialists 

I rathe Laws 

F. Civille Pray, chairman of the 
board of selectmen in Amherst wish- 
es to call attention to the following 
statement : 

"It is with only the best of inten- 
tions and asking your cooperation 
that the officials of the town wish to 
draw to your attention that during 
the summer speed limit signs have 
been placed about the town. To the 
first year men it might be well to 
point out that parking rules and 
regulations are in effect; also that no 
automobiles shall be parked in any 
Oublk street over night. 

For College Opening — 






Cont i mi fil from I'llfftl I 
feasor of hygiene, formerly assistant 
physician of North Reading State 
Sanatoriouni ; Loring V. Tirrell, SS 
siatant professor of animal husbandry, 
on a year's leave- of absence from 
New Hampshire University. 

Parry Dodds, instructor in agricul- 
tural economics, graduate of Iowa 
State College; Albert H. Sayer, in- 
structor in horticulture, graduate of 
Cornell University. 

Maurice C. Shepard, technical as- 
sistant in bacteriology, graduate of 
'niversity of Wisconsin; Bartholo- 
mew E. Keville, Jr. laboratory as- 
sistant in forestry, graduate of Mas- 
sachusetts State College. 




•14 Main Street 

Kyes Examined Glasses Repaired 

Prescriptions Filled 


Opp. First NatM Bank 


Con tin ued from Page k 
lishnient of many new Community 
Concert Associations in South Africa 
during the last year, as well as by 
the many new additions all ovei Am- 
erica and Canada. 

Of interest to Amherst members 
is the new Association now being 
founded in Athol which will, of 
course, be happy to welcome local 
members to its conceits without fur- 
ther cost or formality. Similar hospi- 
tality is extended to Amherst by the 
very successful associations in Green 
field and Pittsfield, Mass., as well as 

many otl era In the stats, 

The Amherst campaign for new 
members which lasts one week only 
will start on Monday, September 28. 
Mrs. John L. Rogers will \te in 
shargc. The campaign at M. S. C. will 
be in charge of Doric Alviani, Di- 
rector of Music. At Amherst High 
School, Mr. Kenneth McKillop will 
direct the recruiting of new members. 


Committee to Aid in Drafting 

Program For Forestry 


Dr. Hugh P. Baker, president of 
the Massachusetts State College, was 

appointed by Governor Saltonstall to 
an advisory committee to aid in draft- 
ing s program for Massachusetts for 

' ;. problems. 

The committee, which was named 
late in August, will deal especially 
with those problems affecting private 
owners of timberland and those stem 
ning from the 19.38 hurricane 

other members of the committee 
are W. R, Brown of Winchendon, Dr. 
II. c. rime, director of the Harvard 
School of Forestry, William Whorton 


Ctiiiiivurti from Page 4 

per cent. During this same period 
State appropriations for resident in- 
struction, excluding funds for the ex- 
periment station and extension serv- 
ice, have increased but ]'.', per cent. 
The combined State and Federal SB 
propriations for resident instruction 
have increased a total of 2<i per cent. 


Continuui from Pagt 1 

Kappa Sigma 


Sigma Phi Kpsilon 


Theta Chi 


Lambda Chi Alpha 


Tau Epsilon Phi 


Phi Sigma Kappa 



Alpha Lambda Mu 


Sigma Beta Chi 


Lambda Delta Mu 


Phi Zeta 


Sigma Iota 


English Leather 



Miss Cutler's Gift Shop 


For the Best in Clothing at Money Saving Prices 













IrvinK Kabinovilz 

American colleges and universities 
are Ml the defensive. Thundered from 
rostrums, splashed on edit*. rial pages 
is the cry, "The American college 
is nothing but an extension of child- 
hood!" Frankly, there is more truth 
than rhetoric in the accusation. It is 
freely admitted that colleges must do 
much more to prepare their graduates 
for adult life. 

From educators and under- 
graduates alike the demand has 
come for activities with a "carry- 
over value". It is not often real- 
ized that Music extends its 
importanece into later life. The 
love of good music should be in- 
culcated on young people together 
with the love of literature. (In- 
deed, literature and music should 
be more closely integrated than 
they are at present.) 
At Massachusetts State College we 
are fortunate in having faculty and 
students cooperating enthusiastically 
in musical activities. Under the spir- 
ited direction of Doric Alviani, scores 
of students are actively engaged in 
making music, both for their own en- 
joyment, and that of their grateful 
audiences. If musical activities bulk 
large in the program at State, the 
singers of the Men's and Women's 
Glee Clubs are responsible. Their 
fresh, well-trained voices have 
brought brought demands for encores 
from scores of audiences, not only in 
Amherst, but on tour. The annual per- 
formance of a Gilbert and Sullivan 
operetta climaxes the year's work of 
the various vocal and instrumental 

The Fine Arts Council is a leading 
force in the musical enlightenment of 
the college. This group presents a 
series of weekly programs, featuring 
the work of a number of artists, both 
professional and amateur. Last year 
the series "From Bach to Stravinsky" 
attracted capacity audiences. 

As this column is ostensibly a rec- 
ord review, it is only fitting that we 
include a prominent mention of the 
Record Club and the Mu3ic Room. 
The Record Club, for a small annual 
fee, giants the use of its record li- 
brary to its members. For those who 
don't own a "vie", the Carnegie Room 
or the Music Room, located in the 
Memorial Building, presents a pro- 
gram of classical music every after- 
noon on weekdays. 

From this brief, incomplete cata- 
logue, it is obvious that State is 
very much alive, musically, that on 
this campus, music has achieved a 
well earned place in the scheme of 


t ion to the entering class will be held 
in the Memorial Muilding from 8:00 to 
10:00 p.m. 

Climaxing the week will be the tra- 
ditional rope pull across the college 
pond Satin day at 4:00 p.m. This 
cl issic is conducted by the Senate and 
is between the sophomores and fresh- 
men. Last year the pull was won by 
the class of 1943 (a victory much pro- 
tested by 1942). 


Continued from Papc 1 
the Physical Education Ruilding. 
Campus talks will be featured. 
'It Reception Friday 

All class schedules for both fresh- 
men and up petclassmen begin tomor- 
row morning and continue as planned 

Friday and Saturday. Monday all 
classes will probably be well under* 

Friday night the faculty reccp- 


Altshuler, Arlene L, 

Appel, Edith E. 

Arnold, Mabel 

Azoif, Shirley 

Bamberg, Evelyn E. 

Barber, Eleanor L. 

Barbour, Muriel E. 

Barrett, Erma I'. 

Hartlett, Mary E. 

Beary, Josephine A. 

Bemis, Barbara J. 

Berman, Marcia 

Blake, Bern ice 

Bolton, Marjorie L. 

Bouscpjet, Annette I. 
i Bo wen, ISstelle N. 
| Boyden, Sally 

Burgess, Jean A. 
i Capper, Jean M. 
| Chaffm, Jane 

Chase, Lois 

Clapp, Elizabeth 

Cowing, Cynthia E. 

Cowles, Marjorie E. 

Cronin, Mary K. 

Crosby, Ruth C. 

Crowther, Barbara L. 

Cushman, Eleanor 

Daylor, Margaret M. 

I teacon, Norma M. 

I »eane, Margaret C. 
| Dempsey, Barbara B, 

Donnelly, Helen E. 

Dudley, Eleanor M. 

Eigner, Charlotte S. 

Ellord, Rosamond P. 

Filios, Lena E. 

Foote, Marion 

Georges, Artemis 

Glagovsky, Helen 

Green, Margaret F. 

Greene, Dorothy J. 

Greenfield, Edna 

Groesbeck, Shirley 

Gunther, Marjorie J. 

Hamel, Marie B. 

Haughey, Mary K. 

Hazen, Frances N. Chester Depot, Vt. 

Hodgess, Ruth A. Maynard 

Howarth, Ruth E. Hopedale 

Huban, Bettye M. Pittsfield 

Jaquith, Katharine N. N. Rrookfield 

Jordan, Elizabeth M. Dalton 

Kaizer, Charlotte Roxbury 

Keedy, Anna M. Amherst 

Keough, Marjolaine Holyoke 

Kerlin, Libby J. Spencer 

Kemahan, Aline Adams 

Kolb, Beulah M. Methuen 

Korzun, Sophie M. Worcester 

Lawrence. Lucille Springfield 

LeClair, Virginia M. Gardner 

Leete, Cynthia N. 

Briarcliff Manor, N. Y. 

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Chestnut Hill 

















West Yarmouth 

So. Deerfield 





Wellesley Hills 


Fall River 



Need ham 







New Bedford 









LeMay, Miriam 
Leonard Dorothy 
Lincoln ,Anne L. 
Maguire, Alice K. 
Haling, Mary B. 
Maraspin, Dorothy 
Markert, Ruth A. 
Martin, Mary E. 
Mason, Shirley G. 
McCarthy, Elizabeth M. 
Mclnerny, Anne E. 
Mclntyre, Elizabeth B. 
McNamara, Edna A. 
Merlin, Irene 
Miehike, Roberta 
Moulton, Thirza 




West field 






W. Newton 







'Murray, Helen D. 


Nixon, Dorothea M. 


Helton, Shirley 


Nestle, Dorothy 


Oakes, Gloria E. 


O'Brien, Barbara 


D'Connel), Shirley 

Millers Falls 

O'Connor, Louise A. 


Oaten, Anne H. 


Peck, Dorothy C. 

Shelburne Falls 

Perkins, Aileen B. 


Perkins, Margaret 


Peterson, Helen P. 


I'oulos, Sue 


Putnam, Joy L. 


Quinn, Mary W. 


Reed, Marjory B. 

Fair view 

Richards, E. Jane 


Rosoff, Ruth 


Boatman, Sylvia 


Puther, Viola M. 


Ryan, Avis M. 


Salsman, Shirley 


Savalin, Ethel M. 


Sheldon, Doris J. 

W. Springfield 

Sherman, Edith 


Spencer, Joyce M. 


Sparry, Ruth C. 


Starr, Carolyn 


Sullivan, Anna E. 


Tenney, Hazel C. 


i Thayer, Barbara 

G roton 

Thayer, Kasha V. 


Tibbetts, Virginia 


Tilton, Elizabeth I). 


Treml, Martha A. 

Turners Falls 

Turner, Mildred N. 


Turp, Maribelle J. Hightstown, N. J. 

Washburn, Jean 

No. Attleboro 

Wasserman, Beatrice 


Watson, Marjorie A 


Weisman, Beatrice 


Whitcomb, Marion E. 


Whitney, Elizabeth . 

A. Haverhill 

Willett, Pauline V. 


Williams, Laura 


Ziegengeist, Margrete Northampton 


Aldrich, Francis W. 


Allen, Stewart E. Manhasset, N. Y. 

Alper, Irving J. 

Millburn, N. J. 

A 1 pert, Earl 


Amell, Alexander R. 

North Adams 

Anderson, Arvid W. 

W. Springfield 

Anderson, David W. 

Jr. Worcester 

Baker, Hollis E. 


Barenboim, Herman 

S. Lawrence 

Barry, John A. 


Bass, Milton R. 


Bauer, Richard W. 

Jamaica Plain 

Beebe, Cedric H. 


Belcher, Stanley M. 


Bengle, Armand, Jr. 

Indian Orchard 

Biron, Roger C. 

North Adams 

Bixon, Alvin M. 


Black, James 

Norwich, Conn. 

Blatter, Maurice 


Bogatti, Raoul 


Botworth, Russell H. 

E. Rridgewater 

Bornstein, Joseph 


Broderick, Donald C. 


Brown, Laurence G. 


Browne, John M. 


Brutcher, Frederick \ 

'. Jr. Mansfield 

Burke, Robert w. 


Rurrington, Horace C. Charlemont 

Bush, David G. 


Caldwell, George R. 


Carlson, Leonard H. 

Bristol, Conn. 

Chornesky, George 


Clapp, Elmer E. Jr. 


Cohen, Philip J. 


Cole, C. Vernon 

North Amherst 

Cole, Paul 


Como, Rernard 


Cooley. Thomas S. 


Cooper. Milton 


Cowing, Robert H. 

W. Springfield 

Daley, Joseph 


Damon, Richard A. Jr. Lowell 

Dayton, James W. Jr. 


Dearden, Glenn R. 


Devaney, Thomas E. 

West Medford 

Dewey, Robert O. 





Working one's way through college is easier said than done- 
according to Prof. A. C. Payne of Indiana State Teachers' College 
Nearly one-half the high schol graduates eager to "work their waj 
through" are unable to find employment and therefore never cofr 
tinue their education, Dr. Payne reported after a five-year study, 


Three hundred students at the University of California agri- 
cultural college are undergoing a unique "vitamin A" test to see 
if they are getting a properly balanced diet. Conducted by the 
Home Economics department, the series of tests determine 
"night-blindness" due to a deficiency of the vitamin. These tests 
are similar to those conducted at this college last year by the 
Psychology department. 

"Deah! Deah!" 

Harvard University's $143,000,000 endowment fund make* 
it America's richest educational institution. We have long wonder- 
ed whether or not the fabulous tuition has something to do with 
its financial standing. 

The Women 

A picture of the average sorority girl on the Washington 
University campus, contained in a survey in Student Life, merits 
reprinting because of its resemblance to the picture of our State 

"She conies in assorted heights, dressed and shaped ac- 
cording to latest fashion. Her wel-curled hair is becoming, and she 
will seldom rover it with a hat; but just let a suspicion of rain 
appear and she wads it up under a bandana and looks like someone 
who should be slaving in Russian wheat fields. 

"She thinks about men almost as much as they like to think 
she does, but her thoughts are not always to their credit. Rather 
often she has more dates than she wants, because that's the 
only way she can be sure to have the ones she really does want. 

"Two or three nights a week she has a more or less formal 
asked-for-in-advance-, definite-destination date. In between time? 
she may lunch or go for rides or have boys drop in. Certainly she 
spends hours on end "jellying", which she may or may not con- 
sider a great waste of time. (Jellying A campus term meaning 

an inexpensive date, usually several hours sitting in a restaurant 
over a soda or dish of ice cream.) 

"She has an allowance and usually buys her own lunch at the 
school cafeteria or an off -campus restaurant. 

"She may look frivilous, but there's a fifty-fifty chance she 
has held down a paying job at some time or other. She may even 
be the one girl in a hundred who is working her way through 
college with a full-time job. She's more apt to be the one sorority 
girl in ten who earns her spending money by working about seven 
hours a week." 

IMckerman, John M. Spencer 

Dillon, Robert E. Ware 

I>obson, Warren S. Norwood 
Dolby, Charles Great Barrington 

Driscoll, Joseph C. Scituate 

Drozdal, Henry E. South Hadley 
Drummey, Robert D. East Braintree 

Dunham, Charles W. Winthrop 

Duston, Fnmk A. Jr. Longmeadow 
Engelhardt, Robert H. 

Honolulu, Hawaii 

Epstein, Hyman E. New Bedford 

Farber, Manuel Holyoke 

Fay, Richard C. Holyoke 

Fay, Robert H. South Hadley 

Fedeli, Edwin J. Worcester 

Fishgal, Herbert Mattapan 

Fitzgerald. John M. Springfield 

Fit/.Patrick, Lloyd S. Greenwood 

Foley, G. Paul Worcester 

Foley, John F. Fall River 

Forest, Bernard Arlington 

Freedman, David M. Roxbury 

Freeman, Rowland G. Ill Dover 

Frost, Richard J. Wellesley Hills 
Fuller, Frank M. Springfield 

Garnett, Lawrence T. Worcester 

Garrity, Francis J. Pittsfk'M 

Garvin, James G. Sherborn 

Gianotti, John Fall River 

Gilman, Ralph G. Jr. Greenfield 

Gold, Seymour Springfield 

Golonka, Theodore J. Turners Fall? 
Greenleaf, Frederick A. Wobum 

Greenspan, Edward J. Holyoke 

Grossman, George Pittsfield 

Hahn, Peter Woodmere, L. L. V v 
Hall, Edward D. Worcester 

Halle, George E. Holyoke 

Hansen, Richard C. East Boston 

Hart, William J. Holyoke 

Continued ov ■ 

And You Upperclassmen Too 

Now that you are away from home you will be looking for a good place to eat. Sarris' Restaurant has been 
known for 25 years to serve good food at reasonable prices. We invite you to try our Club Breakfasts, Luncheons, 
Dinners and Snacks. Save on a Meal Ticket. w«», 




Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 





Coach Caraway is Greatly Impressed by Spirit of Eleven 


Few Men Are Sure of Positions 

— Coach Briggs Juggles 

His Combines 


H>m» n 

, trees back of the men's dorms 

starting their preparation for 

p winter ahead . . . the tang 

itumn freshens the air with pulse- 

j vigor. . . students are 

g hack to the State campus, 

, new old friendships, others 

tart a year that may lead to 

lanter and more profitable years 

V'kI with all these there comes the 

that will claim the attention 

f tin nation for the next four 

month* — football.. Football . . . with 

ill the crowd thrills that go with it 

the quick toss to a back breaking 

far the open. . . the sweep around 

the end that brings every man to his 

feet with a shout. . . these and many 


Massachusetts State College will 
live and breathe football for the 
tirst two months this fall. From 
the afternoon when the Maroon 
and White jerseys of the States- 
men appear behind the stands as 
they trot on to the field to the 
dusk of their last gridiron tussle 
when they slowly walk back to 
the dressing room all hearts and 
hopes will be with them. The for- 
tunes of the team will be those of 
the college. 

Let me take but a moment to tell of 
a new spirit that pervades the ath- 
letic field. The keynote of each prac- 
tice session is HUSTLE. Every man is 
« the go. In the backfield where 
there are three men at every position 
the candidates for the eleven are 
fighting for starting berths. In the 
line there are few capable reserves 
and for that reason every man 
the line is playing just about twice 
! hard . . . getting into the peak 
if physical condition to be able to 
the -train of long periods with- 

Head Coach Eb Caraway can 
he heard every minute of the day 
• . . his shrill voice rising in 
ibarp commands, corrections, 
uiunsels. Eb roams the field 
watching every man . . . and 
hi- know* the ability of every man 
!'»>. Line Coach John Janusas, 
►erj helpful addition to the 
Nettling staff, has been driving 
l"> men without a let-up. Emilio 
Oaddario. who has given invalu- 
able assistance this past week in 
the hackfield. had the backs paas- 
»iK and receiving, kicking and 

■'"Hiaps the one thing that stands 
,Jt in mind after watching the 
practices was the way the gridmen 

With only twelve days to get into 
condition for the soccer season which 
commences with the Rensselear game 

. on September 28, the candidates for 
I. airy Briggs" soccer eleven have 
started the ball around. 

The situation in the Briggs ramp 
is yet to be decided. The only men 
, who may be sure of positions on the 
I team are Captain Frank Simons, Carl 
' Erickson, Robert Mullany, Hangs and 
[ Veni Smith at goalie, and Ed Podolak. 

The Hrigg-adiers have a tough 
! schedule ahead of them. Rensselear 
I and Dartmouth have strong teams 
again this year, while Harvard is apt 
to prove a surprise with sophomore 
additions. The Connecticut Nutmeg- 
gers do not promise to show much in 
the way of a winning soccer team 
this fall, and Trinity may be weak 
because of graduation losses. 

The following men have already 
reported for soccer practice with 
Coach Larry Briggs: Capt. Frank 
Simons, Douglas Allen, Gilbert Arnold 
Wesley Aykroyd, John Brown, Clem 
Burr, James Callahan, Wallace Dec, 
George Entwhistle, Fred Filios, Stan 
Gizienski, John Gould, Sumner 
Kaplan, Solomon Klaman, Robert Mul- 
lany, Irving Meyer, Stephen I'app, 
Edward Podolak, Mitchel Rodman, 
Edward Rosemark, Carlton Smith, 
John Tewhill, Carl Erickson, George 
Tilley, Robert Hemond. 


Coach Derby Views Inadequate 

Squad— Hopes For More 




28 Springfield at M.H.C., 'J p.m. 

•"> Connecticut I'niv. at Storrs, 2 

12 Norwich at Northfield, 2 p.m. 
1!) R I. State at M.S.C., 2 p.m. 
2(i Worcester Tech at M. S. C, 
2 p.m. 

2 Amherst at Amherst, 2 p.m. 
*12 Coast Guard at New London, 
8 p.m. 
16 Rensselaer at Troy, 2 p.m. 
83 Tufts at Medford, 2 p.m. 

* Night game 

It' yea happen to see a group of fel- 
lows running around campus in what 
looks like their underwear do not 
take alarm. It will be the cross 
country team beginning their prac- 
tices in one of the toughest sports 

This year's team, under the direc- 
tion of Coach Llewellyn Derby, is one 
of the smallest ever to run under the 
Maroon and White colors. Captain 
Bill Kimball and Chester Putney are 
the standouts of the seven men who 
have reported for action. Brad 
Greene, who ran cross country for the 
first time only last year, may prove 
to be one of the better runners of the 
team. Dave Morrill is a steady de- 
pendable runner, while Leland and 
McDonald are as yet not ready for 
varsity competition. 

The following cross country run- 
ners have started workouts with 
Coach L.L.Derby: Capt. Wm. Kim- 
ball, Chester Putney, David Morrill, 
Bradford M. Greene, Maurice Leland, 
Russell McDonald. 


' ', '■■*•••• '■''■'"<£ — : ~ — »- 



ta lked things 


pointing out er- 

i w one another and shouting en 
"raiment when things went the 
•TWI8 way. The team has the spirit to 
' » winning ball club . . . with a 

""• Wl o knows? 


itpftf y . 


Ralph Simmons, guard 



28 Rensselaer at Troy, 2 p.m. 

s' Dartmouth at M. S. C, 2 p.m. 
12 Connecticut Univ. at Storrs, 

1 p.m. 
1!» Harvard I'niv. at Cambridge 
2fi Trinity at M. S. C, 1 p.m. 


1 Amherst at M. S. C, 3 p.m. 
9 Fitchburg at M. S. C, 2 p.m. 

John Janusas 


Coach Eb Caraway announced 
this week that the football team 
will work out under a system of 
closed practices — — sessions in 
which no visitors will be allowed. 
This will be necesary to keep spec- 
tators off the actual playing field, 
and to prevent the "leakage" of 
trick formations. 


Football Candidates Have Been Holding Practices on Alumni 
Field Since September Ninth Strenuous Drills 

Feature First Sessions 

When Coach Eb Caraway walked 
Off the football field yesterday !,,• uas 

wearing a smile for the fust time la 

two weeks. The reason'.' Quite simple: 

his squad of gridmen were showing 

a dri- c and spirit that have not l)oen 
Been al State College for a number 
of years. 

I'or the past two weeks, Coach 

Caraway, Line Coach John Janusas, 
Coach Frigard and Emilio Daddario, 

former Wesleyan hackfield star, have 
been drilling and hammering the foot- 
ball candidates into condition for the 
strenuous season ahead of them. Jan 
usas. in particular, has worked like 
I Trojan with the lineman. The 
husky Providence Steamroller ace has 
spared himself no bodily contact in 
his efforts to teach his charges the 
fundamentals of blocking and tack- 
ling for in this field they have been 

particularly weak. 

Scrimmages during the past week 
have found the boys plunging into 
their work with pep and energy. 
Every man was on his toes, and if he 
wasn't Eb Caraway got him started. 
A bigger but better conditioned Cap- 
tain Ralph Simmons is leading the 
team this year. Simmons, All-New 
England small college choice, worked 
hard during the summer to get in 
Shape, knowing full well that he 
would he called on to play most of 
each game. The lack of replacements 
is the biggest worry on the minds of 
the coaches. The hackfield depart- 
ment is well stocked with men three 
deep, but the Statesmen can boast of 
onlv half a line. 

Benny Freitas, who plaved such 
!> bene: an game last year until he suf- 
fered a leg injury, has been shifted 
from half back to fullback. The husky 
Fairhaven boy Worked out in all the 
scrimmages and showed even greater 
plunging power than last year. Not 
to ho discounted is the well-known 
Freitas throwing arm. Coach Cara- 
way expects Bell to he heaving quite 
a few this year. A team of Carl 
Naatri and Matty llyan with Ben 

Freitas would present a formidable 
passing threat to any college eleven. 

The following men have been work- 
ing out with Coach El. Caraway dur- 
ing the past two Weekl: the seniors, 
Joseph l.arkin, Richard Curtis, Paul 
Skogaberg, Stewart Nastri, Captain 
Ralph Simmons, John Stewart; the 
Juniors, Harold "Woody" Uloom. John 
Brady, James Mullock, Dan Carter, 
Freitas, Paul Dwyer, John Gardner! 
Hud Evans, Ban Hadley, Andrew Ken- 
nedy, George Kimball, John Swry, 
Carl Werme, I^uis Wolk, Marigan 
Krasnecki, Sidney Zeitler; the sopho- 
mores, Richard Coffin, Nicholas Car- 
aganus, John Crain, George Ferguson 
Cordon Field, Herbert Cross, Edward 
Larkin, William Mann, John McDon- 
ough, George McSwain, Leo Parretti 
Matthew Kyan, Stanley Salwak, Pat- 
rick Santin, Earle Steeves, John Stor- 
ozuk, Edward Warner, Christos Gi 



Hen Freitas, fullback 


12 Northeastern at Boston, 2 p.m. 
1!> M. I. T. at M. S. C, 2:20 p.m. 
2<; Worcester Tech at M. S. C, 

2:30 p.m. 
• il Springfield at Springfield, .'{:.'{0 

5 Connecticut Valley Meet at 
Middletown, 3:30 p.m. 
11 New England Intercollegiates 

at Boston, 1 :45 p.m. 
16 Trinity at M. S. C, 3:30 p.m. 

««.UK, toward Warner, 
lanarakoH, Victor Leonoi 


,n Uullock, halfback 


***^ ^ 

... f«*«*l 



Ibid Evans, halfback 

John Brady, center 

Paul Dwyer, tackle 

Paul >koi: -I>ci f., end 


C. Library. 


The House of Walsh wishes to extend to the class of 1944, 



Clothing - Shoes - Haberdashery - Athletic Goods 


Continued from Page 6 
Hayes, Kirby Buzzards Bay 

Hebert, Joseph O. Jr. 
Helfand, Israel 
Hibbard, Wallace O. 
Hilchey, John D. 
Hirsch, Jack H. 
Hitchcock, Edward W. 
Hollis, Lloyd B. So 



North Hadley 


Atlanta, Ga. 

W. Springfield 

Hadley Falls 

Hollis, Raymond H. 
Holmes, Robert 
Hopkins, Frederick S 
Hosmer, Douglas W. 
Howe, Milton A., 
Hull, John J. 
Hughes, John F. 
Hughes, Thomas 
Hyder, William 
Irzyk, Arthur B. 
Jackler, Jacob 
Jacobs, Irving A. 
Johansson, Warren I, 




West Boylston 













West Medway 

Jones, Robert W. 

.lost, Frank Port Washington, N. Y. 

.Ion r,er, Frank C. Cummington 

Kaplan, George 

Karp, Robert J. 

karvonen, Aarne C. 

Keefe, James H. 

Keefe, Robert L. Jr 

Kelley, Charles R. 

Keough, John E. 

King, Robert H. 

Kisiel, Stanley T. 




Palme r 




Snyder, N. Y. 

So. Hadley Falls 

Knowlton, Ernest A. Greenfield 

Koritz, Seymour B. Dorchester 

Kosciusko, Mitchell F. Auburn 

Lamerv, Lawrence W. Gill 

LaPlante, Albert A. Jr. Auburndale 
Learovd, Alden Danvers 

Fee, H. Deane Conway 

Leone, Paul V. Lawrence 

Limanni, Charles Lawrence 

Fivermore, Donald S. N. Brookfield 
Lord, John S. Northampton 

MacGregor, James, Jr. Brewster 

Manchester, William R. Jr. 

East Boston 

Mann, Frank C. 2d 
March, Richard P. 
Marcoullier, Arthur S. 
Markowitz, Solomon H. 
Maseho, Fayette C. 
Masi, Joseph A. 
McCormack, Ralph E. 
McDermott, James H. W. Stockbridge 


















Hyde Park 



Chester, Vt. 

West Roxbury 


E. Gloucester 





McEwan, Robert F. 
McKay, Robert 
Meader, Forrest D. 
Miller, Everett R. 
Monroe, Robert A. 
Moore, Thomas 
Moreau, Leo A. 
Morton, Lewis B., Jr. 
Moulton, James M. 
Muldoon, Alfred P. 
Nahil, Fred J. 
Needham, William H. 
Newton, W. Earle, Jr 
Nichols, Irving E. 
Niles, Walter M. 
Noke, Theodore A. 
O'lx-ary, Robert 
O'Kheu, Daniel F. 
O'Shea, Robert J. 
Page, Donald E. 
Parker, Charles 
Parker, Donald H. 
Parnish, Stanley E. 
Parsons, James 
Parsons, Robert T. 
Perednia, William F 
Ferry, Arnold B. 
Peterson, Kenneth E. 

For All Your Car Needs 


Service Station 

(Next to Post Office) 


Bob Purnell, Mgr. 

Petroccione, Francis J. 
a. urkecn., neiuy u., jr. 
r* flWWMfli rieueiiCK 

Si, Aiiuuvci 

1'1'iCe, ouinuci St, u aiuugn, i.. i., i\ . i 

i lOnusei, ir Will 

i usnee, ueoige r 

I'utaia, I'.ilwaiu 

Jr. IX O. .•viuiiei.-.i 
Turners Falls 

Rabaioli, Edward 


Race, Elson B. 


Radway, Robert F. 

New London 


Raymond, Bradley A. 


Ritter, Henry 


Rogers, Charles J. 

West Medway 

Ryan, Leo T. 


Ryan, Robert 


Ryan, William P. 


Salinger, Arnold C. 


Saltzman, Lrving J. 


Savino, Leslie V. 


Schwartz, Jack E. 


Secor, David S. 


Sherman, John R. 


Shind, Irving 


Slowinski, Emil J. Ji 


Smith, Gordon Jr. 


Smith, Richard Bergeenfield, N. J. 

Spencer, John 

W. Newton 

Stahlberg, Paul 
Stern, Chester M. 
Stern, Melvin W. 
Stewart, Robert M. 
Stone, C. Rodney 
Surgen, Henry R. 
Symonds, Richards J. 
Teot, Arthur S. 
Thompson, Henry L. 
Titterton, William D. 
Tolman, Thomas J. 
Trowbridge, Gordon P. 

Trufant, Howard B. 
Tucker, William J. 
Twyble, Norman A. 
Vanasse, Norman A. 
Walba, Harold 
Walker, Donald B. 
Walsh, Fred R. 
Warner, Charles N. 
Warner, George V, Jr. 
Warner, Elmer R. 
Webster, Dobson L. 
Weeks, Wilder L., Jr. 
Whitte, Arthur F. Jr.. 
White, Walter B. 

Wilson, M. Curtis 










New York 






Gilbert ville 








So. Weymouth 





Wright, David J. 
Young, Phillip M. 
Young, Robert L. 
Zewski, George J. 


North Andover 



22 R. O. T. C. 

Continued from Page 1 
and Warren R. Tappin, Jr. of Winch- 

Others on active duty for one year 
are : Glenn D. Boyd of Amherst James 
B. Buckley of Springfield, Harold E. 
Griffin, Jr. of Dorchester, Charles A. 
Powers, Jr. of Braintree, John P. 
Seres of Amherst, George B. Tobey, 
Jr, of Framingham, John W. Swen- 
son of Worcester, Arthur E. Sullivan 
of Palmer, and Gerald L. Talbot of 

Lunchaon* — Dinner — Special Parties 
Afternoon Tea — Overnight Gueita — Banquet* 

Pomeroy Manor — 1747 

A Home of Colonial Charm and Refinement 


Belchertown Road — Route 9 

Mrs. A. J. Wildfier. Prop. 

Tel. Amherst 966-M 

Dorothy and Grace, Famous 
Drum Majorettes for American 
Legion Post 42, Martinsville, 
Virginia JA£i/r£ y 0(/ 


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Ihese are the twin pleasures you look for 
in a cigarette. You'll find them in every Chesterfield you 
smoke. ..and it takes the right combination of the world's 
best cigarette tobaccos united in Chesterfields to give 
you the added pleasure of a cooler smoke . . . Make your 
next pack Chesterfield and join the millions of smokers who say 

Copyright 1940. Liogttt * Urns Tobaooo Co. 


2. r if> Northampton Road 
('filler New Management 

Supper and Dance 


Tickets — 50c 


We Also Serve Breakfast, Dinneri 
and Suppers at Reasonable Hat. 



Amherst's Only 
Complete Store 



Nationally Advertised Brands 

Prescriptions by Capable 

Registered Pharmacists 

Camera Department 

The most complete Camera Shop 

in Western Massachusetts 
Agents for all the leading mskst 

Tobacco Department: 

Every type of pipe and accessory 
Plus every well known tobacco 

Luncheonette — Soda 

Light snacks for lunch 
Hot specials for those cold days 
The best in ice creams, pies, cakes 
for that In-Betweener 

Music Shop: 

The latest in Columbia 


The hottest of swing platters 

Semi-Pops to taste 

The Best for the Least 



Amherst's Favorite Store 

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NO. 2 


Doric Alviani, Music Instructor, 
Will Lead Drive on 

State Campus 

Makanovitzky in Appearance at 
Lord Jeff For Workers 

According to Prof. Vincent Mor- 
ns, President of the Amherst Com- 
munity Concert Association, a notable 
musical event in the form of an in- 
forms! recital by one of the great 
violinists of the world will take place 
at the Lord Jeffery Inn in Amherst 
this Sunday evening, Sept. 29, at 6 
o'clock. All workers and officers will 
gather at the Inn for a buffet supper 
followed by a short business meeting 
at which brief reports will be made 
by Mrs. John L. Rogers, chairman 
of the local campaign which starts 
Sept. 90 and closes Saturday, Oct. 5 
at 6 p.m. As in the past, no persons 
may join after the closing date. Doric 
Alviani is campaign chairman here. 

I ivcittt Wright, a recent graduate 
of Amherst College, will be introduced 
by President Morgan, and will speak 
in repaid to Community Concerts. 
Chosen by Koussevitsky 

The main event of the event will be 
the recital of Paul Makanovitzky, 
world famous violinist, chosen by 
Serge Koussevitsky to solo with the 
Boston Symphony this winter. Mr. 
Makanovitzky, who has derived from 
his widely divergent backgrounds a 
violin technique of virtuoso scope and 
an artistic personality of brilliance 
and individuality, was born in Sweden 
of Russian parentage and was edu- 
cated in Paris. 

Child Prodigy 

At the age of three, Makanoviszky 
Continued on Page 5 


Bishop Lawrence 


To Head Freshman Class Until 

Regular Elections 

Are Held 

At elections held last week John 
M. Fitzgerald of Springfield was 
chosen chairman of the freshman class 
executive committee. He is a grad- 
uate of Classical High School in 

Miss Let.-. Vice-Chairman 

Cynthia N. Leete of Braircliff Man- 
or, New York, was elected vice-chair- 
man. The other members of the com- 
mittee are David W. Anderson, Jr. of 
Worcester; Charles Parker of Chester, 
Vermont; and Lucille Lawrence of 
Spring field. 

Elections in November 

The policy of the freshman class 
selecting an executive committee was 
instituted last fall by the Senate in 
order to avoid the difficulties involved 
in having temporary class officers as 
Continued on Page S 

Army Jobs Lead List of Positions 
Filled by Graduates of Last Year 



First Meeting Will bo Discussion of Proportional Representation 

Voting — Dr. Rohr to Explain System and Operate Dummy 

Election — Community Chest Will be Considered 


Twenty Applicants Will Again 

Have Flight Training 

This Year 


Students May Attend Meetings 

And Take Rart in 


A series of open senate meetings 

dealing with subjeects of vital import 

Twenty students will lie ehosen to ence was announced today by Donald 

Donaid Allan 


Dr. Helen S. Mitchell 


receive Civil Aeronautic! Adminis- 
tration training this year. This train- 
ing includes 72 hours of ground work 
h"iv on campus, and 3fi hours of (light 
training at the Westfield Airport. 

Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and 
graduate students with an average 
of 70', or better are eligible. Other 
students may make application to Dr. 
Allen ES, Andersen, who, in conjunc- 
tion with the scholarship committee, 
will act on their applications. 

All applicants must have the writ- 
ten consent of their parents or guar- 
dian. In addition, they must pass rig- 
orous physical examinations. The 
hours of the ground school will be 
arranged to suit the students taking 
the course, ('lasses will end January 

Any student who has attained his 
nineteenth, but not his twenty-sixth 
birthday by October 1, 1940, is eligi- 
ble. In addition, he must be a fully 
Matriculated degree candidate and 
ave satisfactorily completed one full 
. .ear of college work. 

The cost of the course will be $6,00 j TOP NOTfH R ANH K 
for a medical examination, and $!).()()' * V * W V M V" D *+" U i<J 

tn addition, t ,,. nt * PREDIC TED FOR 40-41 

1'. Allan, senate president. 

The first of these open meetings 
will be scheduled in the near future 
and will concern a method of propor- 
tional representation voting to be in- 
augurated for student elections. Dr. 
Charles Rohr, executive secretary of 
the bureau of public administration 
will operate a dummy election. All 
students are given an opportunity to 
atend this and ;»ther meetings, and 
take part in student government. 

Dr. Rohr is well versed in the 
operation of this democratic election 
method, and receii'.ly acted in an 
advisory capacity for the city of 
Chicopee, in a consideration of this 
same method. 

It is posible that the problem of 
a community chest, rather than a 
series of miscellaneous collections, will 
furnish subject matter for one of the 
open forums. 

The new method of voting will be 
inaugurated at the regular election! 
I .eld in November. 


Technologist Called 
Washington as 


About 70 members of the class of 
IM0 have found employment, accord- 
ing t" the as yet incomplete returns 
it the employment office. Of these, 23 
nployad in the United States 
«my, and the rest have been ab 
-"tied by private industry. 

From San Juan, Puerto Rico comes 
lewi of graduates, Virginia Gale and 
Wilfnd Winter. These two are now 
I and "Web" is employed as 
Manager of the Carribbean 
Ir «' Cream Co. 
Thi' following list will show where 
« others are now to be found: 
A| fi" i, Mario P., United States For- 
' st >y Service, Gardner, Mass. 

water, George, Brochon Jewelry 
' "• n eago, Illinois. 

Geoffrey, Horticulture 

>ter Estate. Quisset, Mass. 

. I; John E., Resident director, 

Boys' Club, Amherst, Mass. 

Harris, Liberty Mutual In- 

• i Boston, Mass. 

Earl K., Mathematics teach 

,. 'in University, Boston, 


Robert M., United Shoe 
n o,, Research Department, 

'avid. American Mutual 
nance Co., Boston, Mass. 
Lawrence, American Op 
'Uthbridge, Mass. 

Charlei L, Wellington 
few York City. 

■rtOfl \v., Teacher, Essex 
I School, Hathern, Mass. 

Hager, Myron D., High School 
teacher, Sanderson Academy, Ash- 
field, Mass. 

Handforth, Thomas E., Teacher, 
Mont pel ier, Vermont. 

Merrick, Thomas \V., Coca Cola 
Bottling Co., Worcester, Mass. 

Hill, Ralph B., Lamont Corliss & 
Co., New York City. 

Hoxie, Howard M., Assistant in 
Chemistry, Tufts College, Boston, 
M ass. 

Kennedy, Hobart, Apprentice 
Teacher, Robert C. Smith's Agricul- 
ture School, Northampton, Mass. 

McAndrew, Gerald E., Production 
Chemist, Calco Division of American 
Cyanamid and Chemistry Corporation, 
Round Brook, New Jersey. 

McGowan, William B., Coca Cola 
Bottling Co., Worcester, Mass. 

Mosher, Robert H., Institute of 
Paper Chemistry, Appleton, Wiscon- 

Norwood. Lewis F., Assistant In- 
structor. Norfolk County Agriculture 
School, Walpole, Mass. 

Pike, Kenneth V., Educational 
Work, Mass. Audubon Society. 

Plichta, Richard J., American Brass 
Co., Watcrhury, Conn. 

Powers, Charles A., A. R Parker 
Co., East Rridgewater, Mass. 

Richards, William H., College Ad- 
ministration Group, Genera! Electric 
Co., Bridgeport, Conn. 

Rodman, Robert, Mass. School of 
Optometry, Boston, Mass. 

Continued on Pane S 

Dr. Helen S. Mitchell, research pro 
feasor of nutrition at State, left this 
campus Saturday for Washington, 
D. C. to act as nutrition consultant 
on the Council for National Defense. 
Nationally known for her research 
work and scientific articles, she will 
wor!: with Dr. Hazel Steibeling, sen- 
ior food economist of the Bureau of 
Home Economics at Washington in 
preparation for an educational pro 
gram to contribute to the national 
health in time of emergency. 

Dr. Mitchell is undertaking this 
work at the suggestion of M. L. Wil- 
son, director of extension work, U. S. 
D. A. and will carry on her work in 
the section for the Council for Na- 
tional Defense concerned with con 
BUttier interests and health ami wel 

for insurance. 

will have to make definite 

ments for transportation to and from 

the ait poit. Hitchhiking will not be 

Only those students who are seri 

ously interested and who intend to 

complete the course are desired. Dr. 

Andersen will be available at the 
Mathematics building for further In- 

Twenty State students were enroll- 
ed in the course given here last year. 
College instructors act as faculty for 
the ground school. 


Bandmaster Farnum Prophesii- 

es Organization Equal to 

Any in Kast 

Bishop Lawrence Will Address 
Congregation — Choir 

Will Sing 


Sophomores who wish to com- 
pete for membership on the DM! 
Index must report tonight at 7 p. 
m. in Room 7, the "Mem" Build- 

Positions on the sports, liter- 
ary, business, statistics, photogra- 
phy, and art departments are open 
to members of the class of IMS. 
David Kagan. Associate Editor of 
the Index will be in charge of the 

Al the meeting tonight Sopho- 
more competitors will register, and 
hear I talk on "Yearbook Vocation- 
al Values." 

Bishop William Appleton Lawrence 
will address the first vesper service 
of the year Sunday, with the theme, 
"Foundation Stones." The services, 
scheduled for 4:30 instead of ;">, will 
be held in the Memorial Building au- 

The choir will appear for the first 
time, and members of the Adelphia 
may act as ushers. 

The Hammond Electric Organ, pur- 
chaser! last spring by the students, 
will also be used. 

Bishop Lawrence is a member of 
the National Council of the Protes- 
tant Episcopal Church, chairman of 
its finance department, and chairman 
of the Division of College Work and 
Youth. He is a Harvard graduate, 
and possesses several honorary de 
[Trees, including one from Amherst, 

lie fa 

f inn 

Going out "on a limb" at the very 
fust rehearsal, Bandmaster Charles 
Farnum prophestned that there is 

sufficient material now at State to 
turn out a band as line as those of a 
few years back when the Organisa- 
tion was rated with the best in the 
east. Manager Al Kldridgc was equal- 
ly enthusiastic, but stressed very 
Strongly the need of hard work and 
absolute cooperation by every mem- 
ber. Al has a very extensive and in- 
teresting program planned for the 
year and with the backing of the stu- 
dent body and the players should be 
able to turn out a unit up to the for- 
mer standards. 

The coming football season presents 
the first of the year's appearances. 
Although handicapped by the short 
period of preparation, the band will 
definitely appear at this week's game. 
All home games will of course see 
the maroon clad outfit producing its 
tricky formations. In addition, trips 
are planned for the Connecticut Uni- 
versity game at Storrs and the Tufts 
irame at Medford. Although there 

will be at least fifty pieces available, 
this number will be restricted bv »(,<■ 
lumber of uniforms. 

( oncerl Season 
The remainder of the year will be 
occupied by the concert season. As 
USUal there will be three impoitant 

concerts on campus. These include 
the Christmas concert, the coin oca 

Hon appearance In March and the 

ipring Mother's Day concert. Beyond 

this the extent of the program will 

been on this campus many depend entirely upon the enthusiasm 

1 has ahvavs been a popular and diligence of the band members 

die is Bishop The \,. u England Colic 

of f! 


<■ episcopal 

Diocese of Westei n 

sociation which 

e Bri rl \ : 

was formed here OH 

Continued en Page % 




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HONOR Most frequently asked question in the Collegian office 
SYSTEM this year has been, "What's being done about the honor 
system?" There is to be a faculty meeting this after- 
noon, at which time the problem will be discussed, a id a "solution" 
arrived at. The Collegian will print full details next week, if an- 
nounc i 'it is not made sooner. 

CAl' '.TERIA With the record enrollment of the freshman class, 
and the addition of Thatcher Hall upperclassmen, 
the ■' ■ : !' ' is hardly large enough to serve the needs. They have 
beei 'orccd to work overtime frequently, and long - lines are form- 
ed ( itant!y. This is but one indication thai the physical capacity 
of the college has been reached. Certainly it would be suicidal to 
Contemplate any further numerical expansion without radical 
eha ires in classroom, dining, and living quarters. 

RO' 'C H begins to look as if the boys with the spurs are the 
fellows who aren't going to be bothered with the WPA 
wh( i th y graduate. Uncle Sam seems to have a 100 f r placement 
plai i.i operation. We can see Bonnie biting a piece out of a tank 
and ipitting it out in the form of horse-shoe nails now ! 

ORIENTATION A freshman the other day wanted to know if 

orientation was a study of China. After a week 
of it, we'll bet it's still Chinese, or at least Greek. If any freshman 
can absorb a battery of physical and mental exams, the strain of 
26 greetings and welcomes, daily fraternity rushing, first assign- 
ments, and the other host of activities, then lie's in the wrong 
place. He doesn't nerd to £o to college. 

Even though it is a little late to 
discuss the pros and COOS of con- 
scription, that seems to have been one 
of the popular parlor sports for the 
past few weeks. 

In line with that it is interesting to 
note that an American Youth group 
picketed the White House the after- 
noon after Congress passed the Con- 
scription Bill. Two of the signs — 
carried by girls — read: 

"Veto Conscription" "I want my 
Boy Friend at Home!" 

* * 

Rushing is in full force again, under 
a new system. Everyone concerned 
— except perhaps the freshmen, who 
have nothing with which to compare it 
— thinks that the new system will 
work to greater advantage. 

Cider, doughnuts and high pres- 
sure conversations were plentiful last 
Thursday and Saturday. One fresh- 
in said something about wearing 
lis military boots Saturday night. 
The brothers did not have a corner 
n all the high pressuring, however. 
One senior thought one of the frosh 
i'as trying to rush him. 

In another house an alumnus who 
graduated tWO years ago came in to 
i it and sample the cider, and a 
tophomore immediately started rush- 
ing him. 

* * 

Don Cadigan, head proctor at Thatch- 
er, wanted to know if he was expected 

to enforce the rushing rules. The rules 
••cad that all freshman dorms shall 
be clo led to fraternity members during 
the rushing period. Don said he sup- 
posed he could move beds out into 
the field for the 75 or so fraternity 
men who are rooming in Thatcher. 

* * 

The WS(iA must have some mem- 
bers with imagination this year. Those 
little (lowers the freshmen girls were 
carrying around in a glass of water 
all day Monday were quite interest- 
ing specimens. The campus botanists 
and the campus wolves all got a 
great kick out of it. 

If anyone is insulted by the preced- 
ing paragraph we humbly apologize 
to the botanists for apparently leav- 
ing them out of the wolf category. 

* e 

The difference between single and 
double petunias. 

(found in our contribution box.) 
A single petunia is like a begonia. 
You eat begonia like sausage. 
Sausage and battery is a crime. 
Monkeys crime trees. Trees a crowd. 
A crowd makes a noise. You have 
♦ wo eyes a mouth and a noise on your 
face. A horse has a face. A horse 
has a colt. When you go to bed with 
a colt, you wake up with double 


* * 

At a University of Oregon dance 

admission charges were based on the 

Continued on Page 6 


COLLEGE We add our disapproval to that already frequently 
STORE expressed concerning the closing of th* 1 college store 

at seven instead of nine. We fail to see why use of 
the building by women students instead of men makes any dif- 

We have heard various reasons, one that it should be quiet 
after seven. Well, we never heard any great amount of noise in 
the store at night, and we were there often enough. And why 
should it have to be quiet for women any more than men? 

Who's doing all the campaigning for equal rights of sexes, 



Thursdny, Scptrmbpr 2fi 

l'nculty Meetirnr 

Social DencltH Demonst ration 
Hall — 7:30 
Friday. September 27 

Faculty Ptcnta 
Sntiirdny. Septemher 2* 

football SnrlneflfM Hew 
Baeotr It. I'. I. Thoi* 
Vic Parties: 

Alpha Kpsiinn Pi 

Alpha (lamina Klin 

Alpha Sigma rhi 
Kappa Sigma 
Lambda ehi Alpha 

Phi Sigma Kappa 
Q. T. V. 

Sigma Alpha Kpsilnn 
Siirmn Phi Bpallon 
Th.tji Chi 
Sundny, Septemher 29 

Vespers 1 ::*,tt p.m. 

Mnndny. Septemher 30 

Storkhriflni - SrhiHil Open* 
In- -<li« » . Ortnhrr 1 
Phi K.ippi Phi Hasting I nil p.m. 

Force, applied with ruthless fear- 
fulness in all forms of human active 
ty and human relationships as thei 
philosophy of the governments of the. 
axis powers in Europe, is challenging 
with too much promise of success the I 
philosophy of government as it has 
been developed through the years ofj 
struggle in this country. This chal-j 
lenge of force must be met by the 
remaining democracies of the world 
if the kind of human relationships 
which have blest our lives is to con- 

It is rather difficult for the genera- 
tion of college and university students! 
of today in this country to appreciate I 
the meaning of the ruthless inhuman! 
forces controlling the action of the i 
leaders of the axis powers. Only a 
day or two ago, a young man, in tell-j 
ing me of his ambitions for a college 
experience and his plans for his life 
work, expressed some dismay ami 
some criticism of the delay with 
which he would be faced in carrying 
out of his plans as result of the ap- 
plication of the Selective Training 
and Serving Act of 1940 under which 
all young men between the ages of ; 
21 and 35 must register and be sub- 
ject to call for a year of military j 

Among other things, this young 
man said that he was not only con 
cerned but was very much aroused 
over the way in which the axis powers 
were trying to set up a new world 
order and he was positive that if this 
country was threatened every normal 
thinking young man would be ready 
to take up arms. He caid, further, 
that he couldn't quite understand why 
we were hearing no protests against 
Nazi control and rule from the people 
of the conquered countries of Nor- 
way Denmark, Holland, Belgium, 
France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. 

His question was a reasonable one 
and there is a clear answer to the 
question which should be understood 
thoroughly by every man who may be 
subject to conscription. A terrible and 


devastating silence is being farad 
upon all the peoples of the occupied 
countries mentioned above. There 
no recourse to law in most of (hi 
countries of Europe today. The only 
law is the ruthless power of the mtt* 
police. If any person in any < .f tj, 
occupied countries dares to raise r. . 
voice in question or opposition \„. 
immediately taken in hand by tat 
secret police and either put 
concentration camp or stood agtimi 
the wall. Furthermore, he kno 
not only will he suffer, but hi- 
will be immediately subjected to ft 
secution and, in fact, his whole eon 
munity may have to pay a terribk 

It isn't conceivable that i 
people of Germany and It 
sympathetic with what their ;i .|. . 
are doing and yet a word of nroteS 
on the part of any person in either 
of these countries will bring i 
ate and terrible reprisal. I'.' 
ings among men, honest and 
social relationships, the right 
low the teachings of one's 
I body of law that should protect tt> 
individual citizen, and the right of 
a man to say anything about his l > 
D anient are not only forbidden, bai 
are considered to be false and evi 
dence of weakness. With no thought 
of being hysterical, and certainly vitl 
no thought of being afraid, sane and 
reasonable men in this country u<> 
becoming more and more convinced 
that the democracies of the word an 
facing an inescapable conflict whir 
must be fought through by mat 
other means if reason and decent 
and sanity are to be restored for I 
the people of the world. It isn't for 
us to fight the battles of the warty 
but it is our business to see that Kf 
form of government and our way d 
living are made safe and permanent 
Conscription to be followed \<\ 
factory training, in my opinion, is 
absolutely essential in this fair at 
of ours if we are to protect and pit 
serve our rights and our liberties 



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... Pete 

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Life in North College is under 
way — and way under already. Bath 
tub-less and buzzer less, with the Col- 
lege Store for a front parlor, the 
temporary arrange, nents make for 
continual fun. The mirrors are es- 
pecially good — guaranteed to give the 
gals an extensive view of the highest 
top curls and maybe half an inch 
of forehead, and the art of soap swal- 
lowing in the showers has come into 
, its own. 

North College has two famous i 
spots — the Depot and the Inferno. 
The Depot, complete with copies of 
VoffUt for gentlemen callers to read, 
will be no temptation to young ladies 
who prefer stay-in dates. We expect 
the Amherst Theater will be reaping 
the profits. The Inferno, dedicated to 
cigarette smoke, is designed to cut- 
down anyone's daily toll of cigarettes. 
And what with the cooing of the 
gentle doves for an alarm clock, and 
the Orinnell aroma wafting up from 
the cow barns when the wind changes, 
life is hectic — but fun! 

* * 
So all fraternities are giving vie 
parties this week end. No wonder the 
freshman coeds are asking their big 
sisters just who the boys arc supposed 
to be rushing, anyway! 

Continued on Page 4 

It seems that last week's COlUMtl at 
traded much less attention fo 
ing (den Cray than it did f" r 
lambasting Glenn Miller. HcwaWfi 
this is not at all surprising la-cause 
I gave my reasons for thinkii. 
did, and I did not give yours. I 
to go into that right now. 

Glenn Miller first captured the l u: 
lie fancy as a dancer's band, H* 
nothing else. That is, he was a ma- 
ter of dance tempo. Kut, this nicchar 
ical perfection, while making ' 
wonderful dancing pleasure, fcXpM"' 
ed into a monotonous stereotyped* 
chestration. For example, 1 
collection of about fifty Gfc 
record i ng! J'Ut out one ri^r' 
the other during the last echo 
and every one sounds exact Ij 
same to the point of nau.-> ft. 
are carbon copies in tempo, h 
orchestration, and more 
style. You have only to lit 
a dozen Miller records to ftp 

This all adds up to one tl 
er is a dancer's band. At 
vie parties a Miller record 
something that even the 
three slide artists can >l 
through. But, as far as RlU 
St far as listening to BlQSic 
ords goes, if you own just 
of Miller's you've invested 

Continued -' 




Scollin Chairman 


Knrollment to be Limited to 30 Girls, Col. Young Announces 
Kay Tully in Charge of Arrangements — Two Sections 
Will be Held at 10 and 11 A.M. 


j claeee for coeds under the 

of Captain Allen F. Bice 

mn shortly, it was announced 

by Lt. Col. Donald A. Young. 

will be limited to thirty be- 

if the number of horses avail- 

ees are to be governed by the 
wring rules: 

ST0CKBRIDGE '40-'41 

Senior Named to Head Military 

Hall Committtee- Dance 

December <> 


State Hrol 

llarr.\ .Yollin of the class of '['2 
\ 'as selected chairman of the Military 
Ball Committee, it was announced to- 
day by Lt. Col. Donald A. Young of 
the Military Department. Other nu-in 

in is of the committee are: Wesley 

Akroyd, Finest Bolt, George Hrag- i 

Two Year Agricultural Courses don, Robert Hall. John Haskell, and 

essor Chairman of Nature Recreation Section at 
National Recreation Congress Outstanding Authorities 
Will Meet Nex1 Week 


Expect Large Enrollment 
This Year 


The Stockbridge 

Not more than thirty coeds can tuit ' wil1 <l i K ' n Ite 
, ti instruction, the class to be with eight major 

School of Agricul- 
i''d year Monday, 
courses of study 
divided into two sections of 15 each, covering nearly every field of agricul- 
tural training. 

The freshman wildlife management 

COUrse has been dropped because of 
ficials of the school found that place 
ment opportunities in this field did 
not warrant encouraging students to 

specialise in this work. Present sen- 
iors will complete the course, how 
ever, Director n. H. Verbeck, an- 

Winthrop Avery. 

December (i has been set as the date 
and as usual the event will take place 
in the Drill Hall. 

S. Civil Service Commission 
to Receive Applications 
Cntil October 24 

Newman Club 


h. The first 
each St 

a ill ride 

at 11 

will ride at 10 

the second sec- 

a. m. each Sat- 

uruaj . 
,-. Only col 

■ jiet'ielict 

-houi'l he pre 

•ds who 
• can be 
ferably < 

have had rid- 

accepted. These 

?ither juniors or 

d. Only coe 
lull course of 

ds who sign up for the 

one hour each Saturday 

Continued on Page 5 

plant geneticist in the Bureau of Plant 

Industry, Department of Agriculture. 




$2.25 Blue Boar $1.69 

2.00 Revelation 1.48 

1.25Briggs 1.05 

1.25 Bond Street 1.05 

1.25 Edgeworth 1.05 

1.25 Dills Best 89 

1.25 Pipe Major 1.05 

.90 Half & Half 75 

.90 Prince Albert 69 

.90 Union Leader 69 

.90 Granger 67 

.90 Kentucky Club .. .75 

.90 Velvet 75 

.90 Geo. Washington .59 
.95 Big Ben 69 

All 15c Tins, 2 for 25 

All 10c Tins, 3 for 25 

Tobacco pouches 

25c to 1.50 

Pipe Racks $1.39 to... 2.50 

Cigarette Lighters 
10c to $1.50 

Pipes of Every Description 
Fr:m 25c to $12.50 

Some Courses Limited 

The Stockbridge School, according 
to Director Verbeck, will continue this 

year to limit enrollment in dairy man- Continued fr</»t Page 1 

ufacttires and animal husbandry to was formerly the ease. The committee 

'J.'i and :!•"■ students respectively. The directs freshman class activities until 
recently inaugurate and successful [the regular class elections which will 

course in hotel stewarding is again be held in the early part of November, 

limited to 10 first year students be- At that time the class of 1<»44 will 

The United states Civil Service 

.omission has announced that it 

The Newman Club will hold its first • ''' receive applications to fill the 

meeting Tuesday October 1st at 7:Un positions of plant pathologist and 

p.m. In the Old Chapel Auditorium. 

Roister Doistcrs 

The Roister Doisters announce that 

the positions <»f Business Manager, 

Junior and Senior Stage Manager, and 

Junior and Senior Electrician, are 

open for sophomore competition. All 

people interested are asked to contact 

Sumner Kaplan at Alpha Kpsilon Phi 

by next Moiidav. 

gress is in 

The positions cover the following ; | 1( . ,| nu .,,i ( 

grades and optional branches: Plant 
pathologist, tomato, and hop diseases, 
i>3,800 a year; associate plant pathol- 
ogist, wheat, com and vegetable dis 

lases, $3,200 a year; assistant plant 
pathologist, vegetable diseases, $2,600 

i year; associate plant geneticist, 
wheat, 93,200 a year; assistant plant 
geneticist, floriculture, $2,600 a year. 
Applications must be on tile with 
the Commission's Washington office 

ted later than October 21, if received 
from States east of Colorado, and 
October 28, l'.MO, if received from 
Colorado and States westward. 

I >i . William (J. Yinal, prof of 

nature reci eat ion here, will leave Sat 

urda.\ to attend the National Recrs 

alion Congress in Cleveland, Ohio, 

next week. Dr. Vina! is chairman of 

the nature recreation section of that 

meeting, It is probable that several 
students will accompany him. 

Headquarters Hotel Startler 

The congress is sponsored each 
year by the National in creation As- 
sociation, an organization of profes- 
sional recreation leaders. The con 
session for one week, with 

• s at the Hotel Siatler, 

Cleveland, Outstanding authorities 

will gather from all over the country 
to pool their experiences, while stu- 
dents and neophytes attend to make 

contacts and profit from the exper- 
ience of others. 

To Inspect System 

In addition to the congress, those 
attending will have an opportunity to 
inspect Cleveland's recreal ional sys 

cause of the limitation of facilities 
to train a larger number. 

27 Take Poultry Husbandry 

Other major courses in floriculture, 
ornamental horticulture, vegetable 
gardening, fruit growing and poul- 
try husbandry will be offered as in the 
past year, Director Verbeck states. 
A record enrolment of 27 students has 
already been reached in the poultry 
husbandry course. 

Placement Required 

Unusual feature of the Stockbridge 
School plan is the requirement that 
each student spend the summer be- 
tween his first and second years in 
practical employment in the field of 
his major study. Thus student major- 
ing in fruit growing are required to 
obtain employment in the fruit grow- 
ing industry, working in an orchard, 
for instance, and putting their theo- 
retical training to practical use be- 
fore returning for their final year of 
school. The Placement Service aids 
students in obtaining this summer ex- 
perience — and subsequent employment 
following graduation. 

Applicants will not lx- given a 
choose a president, vice-president written examination but will be rated 
secretary, treasurer, sergeant at-arms, on their education and experience as 

and captain. 


Continued from Page 1 
this campus last year in conjunction 
with a large number of our neigh- 
boring colleges will have its second 
meeting soon. At this time, a festival, 
similar to that held here f<>r high 
school bands will be discussed ,-md al- 
so final plans for a series of exchange 
concerts with other members of the 

The last plan proposed by Manager 
Kldridge is slightly more tentative 
and once again will depend upon the 
cooperation received. This would be 
:i concert tour of some of the cities 
of eastern Massachusetts. The pur 
pose would, of course, be the further 
ance of State's fame in the eastern 
section of the state. 

About twenty-five freshmen were 
included at the hand's first rehearsal 
and they gave a very fine showing. 
Any others who have not contacted 
the organization arc urged to do so 

Immediately to get in on the football 

season. A trombone, saxophones and 

Shown in their applications, subject 
to verification by the Commission. 
Completion of a 4-year college course 
with major study in plant pathology, 
or botany, or closely related subjects, 
is required. In addition, for the path- 
ologist positions applicants must 
have bad research experience in plant 
pathology partly in the optional 
branch for which application is made; 
for tin- geneticist positions appiicants 
must have had research exp --Hence in 
genetics and cytology partly in the 
optional branch chosen. Substitution 
of appropriate graduate study may be 
made for part of the experience-. 

full Information as to the require- 
ments for the positions, and appliea 
lion forms, may be obtained from the 
Secretary of the board of C. S. Civil 
Service Examiners at the Amherst 
post ollice or from the United Stales 
Civil Service Commission, Washing- 
ton, D. C. 


tein of parks, playgrounds, and pro- 
jects, which are among the best in 
the country. 

Sessions on all varieties of recrea 

tion will be held, including nature, 
golf, winter sports, handcraft, sing- 
ing, dramatics, athletics, playgrounds, 
forests, parks, and a multitude of 


First Rehearsal of New Groups 

Last Night Well 


clarinets would he especially welcotn 
ed. Aiding in the administration of 
the band this year will be members 
Sehenker, Stearns, Janes, Kdminster, 
Terry, and Litchfield. 

The first rehearsal of State's new 
Sinfonietta held last night was at- 
tended by many members of the now 
outmoded orchestra and also by many 
new prospects from the class of 1!(44. 

Krom those who attended the first 
meeting there will be twenty chosen. 
New music and new equipment has 
been bought for this new organization. 
The Sinfonietta will take several 
trips and will offer 

a convocation 


WeP worth Pharmacy, 

The Cut Rate Drug Store 




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Schoonmaker. Norman .1., Teacher, 

Orange High School, Orange, Mass. 
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ist, Springfield Aluminum and Bltmse 

Co., Springfield, Mass. 

Taylor, Roy C, Gage Inspector, 

Greenfield Tap and Die Corporation, 

Hartford, Conn. 

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And You Upperclassmen Too 

Now that you are away from home you will be looking for a good place to eat. Sarris' Restaurant has b 
known for 25 years to serve good food at reasonable prices. We invite you to try our Club Breakfasts, Luncheons 
Dinners and Snacks. Save on a Meal Ticket. ' 







Mother, Mother! 

Pin a Rose on Me ! 

truly great, 
erican music 






by Irving RabinoviU 
It has bM»n said many times, 
that a great people ptodWSM great, 
music. At. this point, some one usu- 
aly rises to question the Validity 
of this statement. The lack of a 
lasting body of Am- 
is pointed out as an 
objection to the principle we have 
quoted, Rut America is unique in 
the history of nations, it is a young 
nation, developing homogeneity, and 
approaching maturity. Our composers 
an- now writing good music; with 
maturity, great music will be created. 
When it is recalled how nation 
after nation has swiftly succumb- 
ed to Fascist aggression, an en- 
during place in history must he 
n to the heroic Spanish people 
the Loyalist noveinncnt of 
n. I or three jears this "Wall 
ten" withstood the savage on- 
rhl of their adversaries and 
treachery of democratic pol- 
itic ins. It Is from (his truly 
gr« t people that the composer 
Ma uel da Falla derived his in- 
spi ition. Da Falla learned from 
his teacher, the scholar and musi- 
cal historian Pedrell that music 
tha! is as native as the olive 
trees is to be obtained from the 
people the humble farmer-folk 
in the -mall isolated villages. 
Da i< ilia learned his lesson well. 
However, it would be a grave mis- 
conct -lion of Da Falla's work to con- 
sider him a collector of quaint and 
onusliaJ tunes. Mis horizon is not 
limit* I to his belived Spain. After 
studying under Pedrell, he travelled 
to I': ri . where he joined a group of 
youm: artists known as the Apaches. 
Pam at the turn of the century, was 
the scene of an artistic revolution. 
The Apaches, who included among 
their members Ravel and Stravinsky, 
were t'.c leaders in the movement. 
Da Falla speaks the modern idiom. 
Out on.- will not find in him the gro- 
tesque and tortured music of Stra- 
vinsky the Carnegie Music Collection, 
which can be heard from one to five, 
every weekday afternoon. There are a 
number of Da Falla's shorter works in 
the Parlophone Odeon Scries, recorded 
in Europe. The titles are "L'Amour 
Sorcier," "Chanson d u C h a g r i n 
d'Amour", "Sequedille Murienne", and 
"Dansc lu Jeu d'Amour". 

"Char on du ( hagrin d'Amour," 
sung b Ninon Vallin, demands two 
hearings On first hearing the song 
one I repelled by the harshness and 
pien . quality of the voice. On re- 
playi ig, however, the bitterness and 

long ig of the rejected woman is 

impr ed on the mind of the sym 
path tic listener. As Congreve wrote: 
[leaven has no rage like love to 

ha red turned. Nor hell a fury 

lik a woman scorned. 

II; If way through "Sequedille 
Mup eniU " , there is a pause, then, for 
a n nut.'. duration, an exquisite 
melo y for voice and piano. The theme 
bear the indelible Imprint of Arabic 
influ nci\ a characteristic which is 
evid< In most of the other records 
of t Si t. Indeed, it is one of Da 
Fall contributions that he discover- 
ed tl rich vein of exotic melody and 

harmony which runs through so much 

of Spanish folk-music. 

It would seem that history moves 
in great tidal impulses. At one time 
the Arabs conquered most of Spain 
and for centuries their civilization 
and culture was on a vastly higher 
level than that of the rest of Europe. 
They were finally driven out around 
the year 141)2. Descendants of these 
same Arabs were utilized by Franco 
to compter Loyalist Spain. It is not 
surprising, therefore, that the Arab- 
ian influence has been the heritage 
of Spanish music. 


Continued from Page t 
Reports of a blitzkrieg at State 
were discounted today. Those para- 
chute troops turned out to he those 
frosh gals again, toting umbrellas 
through the fall trusts. Some of the 
"shorties" needed anchors. 

DEAR Mothku: I told them I just couldn't do all that, j 

College is swell. All we do is get up and they told me that if I lidn't I 
late, eat, sleep through classes, and would get a cold bath. I've looked, 
go out nights. I haven't had time to every where, and there just aren't any ; 
tU( | v V(4 bathtubs 09 campus. 

Oh, I almost forgot the fraterni- 
ties. I guess the boys at the fraternity 
i houses are lonesome. They invite us 
down to meals and everything. They 
must like us, too, because they all 



Mother, I guess you didn't need 
to warn me against getting too seri- 
ous about any girl. None of them are 
old enough to interest me. Why, they 
all still wear hair ribbons. And then 
today they all came up to Lewis at 
6:30 in the morning and recited nurs- 
ery rhymes out in front. Even when 
we hold them to go home, they stood 
there and sang songs to us. 

I guess all the girls take Rotany, 
too. At least they are all collecting 
specimens, and then they carry them 
around in little glasses of water. May- 
he they aren't as bright as I thought 
that they would be. 

I gj'jss tiny can't provide rooms 
c ,. ..M n, e : -j r ] S( too. At least most of 

. girls curry their suitcases around 
with 1 hem all the time. 

All the upperclass boys are queer, 
toO. They expect us to do our lessons, 
go to all the fraternity houses, and 
then get up at six o'clock every morn 
ing next week and sing to the girls. 

loud just after we had left. They 
must have better meals when we 
aren't there, though, because I heard 
some of the members talking to each 
other, and they kept saying, "Poor 
suppers.' 1 

I've got to get my schedule straight- 
ened out, too. I went to the room 
where I was supposed to have botany, 
but I don't think it was Rotany be- 
cause a man named Dr. Torrey kept 
talking about the fifth dimension. 

Well, Mother, I've got to go and 
Bee President Haker. He's awful nice! 
He invited the whole freshman class 
to drop in ami have a talk with him 
any time. 

Love and Kisses, 


Social Union Programs For 1940-41 


"The Arm-y is go-ing to hell," said the Major. 
This is not a line from the ditty, "The Mass. State Cavalry; 
laugh when we are there, and I even > which military majors have adopted on our campus. In short ;< 
heard some of them laughing real | j s ^ e genera i opinion of Major H. Nason. Major Nason is 'mill- 

tary expert" of Look magazine. Recently he was "kicked ou 
Plattsburg for saying the whole system is stupid to the po 
being murderous. A graduate of Norwich University — the 
tary college of New England, he was quoted in the Norwich m, 
dergraduate newspaper from an article of his in Look Magazine 
"We have no army," he said. "Although warfare has 
changed enormously, we are still training officers the way 
we did in the War of 1812. 

"I may get kicked out of the reserve corps . . . but I h 
son who will soon be of military age. If we go to war, I wai il Inn, 
to have a break and not step into an army ruled by dotards, ! 
have written this piece for my son's sake. My son and yours 
"Instead of teaching officers to be officers, we are still I 
ing them how to make a bed, how to sweep a tent, how to use, 
rifle and how to march. Many a general officer I have obs rvs 
cannot read a map. 

"I have been attending camps of instruction as a reserve of. 
ftcer since 1923," continued Major Nason. "Last summer, u 
Suited For Every Mood and Desire senio1 " major of my regiment, I received the same instruction I 

had as a junior second lieutenant — how to groom a horse, shoot a 
machine gun, pass in review. I did not hear anything about secur- 
ity against aircraft or defense against mechanization. 

"Ignorance of these two matters was largely responsible 
for the speed and ease with which the Allied armies were 
driven out of France." 

The Norwich (hiidon, in an editorial, considers the evidence 
incontrovertible. It further bases its hopes on the new and voting- 
I er reserve officers who have replaced former military science n 

of organizing! s t ruc tors in their university and in other colleges having R.O.T.C 
extraordinary ' 


Although important, discipline and passing in review are 

not enough in training American Army officers. Modern 

warfare necessitates teaching of modern methods of warfare. 

In critical times such as the present, we feel sure that 

changes will be made. Perhaps, even our own Massachusetts 

State Cavalry will be mechanized. We are waiting for the 

day when tanks will replace old "Salter," "Johnson", and 

"Stewart" and when horse-jumping shows will no longer 

give our campus that aura of glamorous tradition. From 

what we hear and see of World War II, we hope that the 

Norwich editorial-writer is correct in his predictions. 

An ambitious and interesting sched- 
ule has been arranged for Social 
Union during the coming season. The 
programs will include, briefly, a bal- 
let; a philharmonic orchestra, "the 
greatest single attraction of the Am- 
erican theater," Cornelia Otis Skin 
tier; a magician; the Massachusetts 
State College Local Musical Clubs pro- 
gram; a revue, and will be concluded 
with a famous pianist in recital. 
There will be literally something 
to please every taste. 

Social Union, long a highlight in 
'the r.oeial season at State, will in- 
augurate its program series on Oc- 
tober !) with the Graff Ballet. Kurt 
and Grace Graff, who direct the ballet 
and are its principals, were each sol- 
oists in his own light he fore their 
collaboration. Behind their present 
engagements lies a severe routine of 
training in the classical ballet and 
the modern dance. 

After studying in Chicago, Grace 
Graff, then Grace Cornell, went to 

Paris to study ballet from one of the 

Imperial Exiles. After further study 
in Italy by a theatrical debut, she 
returned to America. She appeared 
in a series of performances at the 
Booth Theatre in New York, and inlment, the only thing common to us 

London, Budapest, Paris, etc. While 
dancing in London on their trium- 
phant tour through Europe, the 
(I rail's were married. 

Returning to America, they hecame 
the principal dancers in the Irving 
Rerlin-Moss Hart revue, "As Thou- 
sands Cheer," which toured from 
coast to coast. 

Today after years 
and training their 
group, the Graffs and their ballet 
have been acclaimed by public and 
press as one of the finest theatre 
dance companies of the American 

One of the Graff company's dances 
is called the 'Singing Earth," which 
should have particular appeal at 
Massachusetts State. The several rou- 
tines of this dance are "Ecstasy of 
Morning," "Tramps Thru the Fields," 
"Girl in the Wind," "Two Without 
Care," "Then Comes the Rain," "Rip 
ening Fields," 'Harvest," and "Sing- 
ing Earth.' 

The ('«:<iTs have written a phlloSO- 
phy oj" the dance: 

"The dance is the one art which 
Bhould he basically understandable to 
everyone, for its medium is move- 

Frosh and Frats 

Philadelphia with the Philharmonic 

Orchestra under the direction of Sto- 
kowski, as well as many appearances 
11 the major cities in the United 

Eventually deciding that the mod- 
ern dance held the greatest satisfac- 
tion for her, Miss Cornell gave up 
the classical ballet to study under 
Martha Graham, later becoming a 
member of her group. Her interest in 
the modern hallet definitely establish 
ed, she returned to Europe to study. 
It was While studying at the famous 
von Lahan Choreographic Institute in 
Berlin that Miss Cornell met Kurt 
Graff and they began workinu to- 

Later Mr. Graff came to America 
to collaborate with Miss Cornell. This 
collaboration sent them dancing 
across two continents. As Cornell and 
Graff they appeared in many of the 
major cities in the United States, and 
returned to Europe the following year 
to fill a series of engagements in Cornelia Otis Skinner, on January 16; 


"The dance is the orginial art of 
the theatre from which all other arts 
spring. It should always be an ex- 
pression of our time, making a sig- 
nificant comment on the world about 
us today. When representing a period 
of the past, it should do so from a 
modern viewpoint. 

"The body is the dancers instru- 
ment and is capable of projecting the 
full range of emotions. Dancing 
ihoukj never be merely decorative, but 
should shape itself from an inner 
sincerity into a clear outward form 
full of meaning and power. 

"The dance is the essence of life 
itself, containing all its drama and 
comedy. It comes to formal expression 
in rhythmic phrases, and projects it- 
self. When words fail, movement be- 
comes eloquent." 

The rest of the Social Union pro- 
grams include: The Boston Philhar- 
monic Ensemble, on December 5; 

John Mulholland, February 18; The | 
Combined Massachusetts State Col-, 
lege Musical Clubs, February 18; A| 
Mi i " ■; ■• Lev- by Massachusetts Neophyte Newcomers See 

State College Students, March 1 ; and 
Rudolph daub, pianist, March 24. 


In State's Greek 

The limited time for frafe 
rushing this year has caused a crowd 
ing of activities for the ft< 
men. The rushing rules with th> 
modifications and changes were F ,u '' 
lished in the P.W4 Handbook. Aft'" 

Continued from Page t 

likely to want to invest in Glenn Mill- 
er for listening purposes alone. 

For those who want the census on j listening to an explanation of 
this argument, I must admit that 'ing by the Interfraternity Council 
Glenn Miller is still top man in all I the prospective pledges became U 
popularity polls conducted in the j quainted with the rules in pnpara 
country at large . . . except the polls tion for the opening of rushing ; 

conducted for musicians in the trade 
magazines. There you have it all 
summed up for you. But as a last 
crack at this thing let me say that 
today, almost a year after most of 
these fifty Miller records I own have 
come out, the only ones still in my 
rack are: "Sunrise Serenade," and 
"In the Mood." The rest of the rack 
is filled up with a year old bunch of 
Benny Carter, Tommy Dorsey, Harry 
James, and Duke Ellington records 
that still make darn good listening, 
and still get a spin on the turntable 
now and then. 


Freshmen interested in Collegian staff positions 
must report to office Tuesday, October 1, at 7:30 P.M. 
Openings for nine. 

Vacancies exist in all other classes. Candidates re- 
port at same time. 

Position open for Sophomore Quarterly Editor. 

Thursday night after the 
representatives of each fr; 
conducted tours to the houses. T" 
prospects were welcomed and intorro 
ed as to the advantages of each BOOSl 
The freshmen, with minds eonfU* 
and stomachs filled, returned 1 
dormitory to attempt to unta 
mass of facts and the mass of f ra 

Saturday evening the freshlW 
donned their raincoats and rvim 9 
and went on the second half ' 

tour. More facts were pre 

ted I 

more acquaintances were made 


visitors were more careful in watf 
ing their stomachs. 

Sunday was a day of close.! rushmf 
and a day of rest was given to IB* 
bers and guests. During th< 
fraternities entertained | 
members at suppers and H 

Saturday night the t 
will hold vie dances and W\ 
portals for both male and 
spection. Next week will I 
week of the rushing seas. 
ous types of entertainment 
planned as a last hope of gs 
members and pledges. 


n Opens October 1 With l.O.C.A. Canoe Trip on Lake George 
— Sixteen Events Already on Calendar of 
State College Organization 

i Hi 

nl Hunter '42, president of 
sachusetts State Outing Club 
. iretary of the Intercollegiate 
Club Association (more com- 
known as the I. O. C. A.), re 
the fall schedule of activities 
ting enthusiasts at the first 
: of the club held last night, 
lender of events is slated as 

I. 0. C. A. Canoe trip on Lake 
George, sponsored by Rens- 

elaer Outing Club at R. P. I. 
and State Outing Club. Open 

i all member clubs of Inter- 
rullegiate Outing Clubs. 
Hike to Mt. Warner 
Fall Square Dance 
I'ive college Canoe trip 
I. 0. C. A. outing at Mt. Grey 
OCk, sponsored by 5 college 
■ inference. 
Joint trip with State 0, c. 

Alumni on Mt. Toby 
Joint trip to Monadnock, State 
and If. I. T. 

Mt. Kearsarge trip with Uni- 
versity of N'ew Hampshire 

Short trip to Pelham Hills 

Five college Bike trip 

Supper hike to sky Pastures 

(full moon) 

Cornell I. O. C. A. Weekend 

White Mountain trip with 

Yale Outing Club 

Holyoke Range Hike 


Memorial Building Lunch Room 

is Renovated — All 

New Fixtures 




Frosh Win 


Defeats Sophomores 
Rope Pull Across 
College Pond 


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Bmi Henry 



'Sports." "WmUinu 

'nlor Cm toon 


Sept. 2h-3ii — (mil. Sun. 2-10:30 

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Replacing the poorly lighted and 
somewhat unsanitary Commuters 
lunch room in the basement of the 
Memorial Building is a bright, clean 
place where men commuters may eat 
lunches. The entire room has been 
redecorated, and new tables installed 
during the summer. The specifications for the 'V.\ ropi 
for the new furnishings were drawn freshman spirit 
up by Baxter Allen. 

The walls have been painted in two 
tones of cream. There are new light 
fixtures, and shelves for the lunch 
boxes, the trade mark of many com- 
muters. The new tables have natural 
finish white pine tops which will 
promote greater cleanliness. 

Accomodate 36 

The facilities have been arranged 
so that thirty-six persons can now be 
accomodated where twenty-eight were 
crowded heretofore. In addition the 
floor has been done over with a water- 
proof floor sealing paint which will 
keep ground water from seeping in 
during Spring thaws. A „ , m , n am , ^^ intoi . est( . (1 in 

New metal chairs and light fixtures j trying out for twirler or drum-major 
have been ordered, and when they in the Band should go to the Hand 

Room in the Mem Building Wedn s 
day evening at 8 p.m. 

Regular rehearsal Thursday eve 
n ing at 7 p.m. 

Sectional rehearsals as scheduled 
at the last rehearsal. 

Score one for the freshmen as the 
finale of the first battle in frosh 
soph competition ended in a wetting 
pull team. As usual, 
Mid strength proved 
too much for the as usual outnum- 
bered and outweighed opponents. 

Despite judicial use of sticks, shov- 
e's, posts, and other anti-tank defens- 
es, eight minutes of tugging sufficed 
to see the sophs dragged through the 
three feet of mini and three inches 
of water disguised as the College 

The usual minor skirmishes result 
ed as the vanquished reached the 
freshman side, and a few trousers and 
shirts were soon all that graced the 
scene of annual struggle. 



See ret a i 

•y of National Municipal League Will Addreat the Fifth 
Annual Affair — Other Authorities on Civic P* 
Have Agreed to Make Appearance 



Receive Appointments Follow- 
ing Nation-Wide 

Four graduates of the Massachu- 
setts State College reserve oll'u-ers 
training corps have received pernia 
nent appointment in the regular army 

cavalry following completion of a 

year's active duty under the Thorn 
asnii Act, it was announced here to- 
day by l.t. Col, Donald A. Voung, 

r. s. A., Cav., commandant of the 

U. (>. T. C. unit. 

They are: George C, Benjamin and 
Clifford B, Lippincott of Lee, Emer 

son w. Grant of Middlehoro, and Al 
fred w. Hruneau of North Plymouth, 

All have received regular army 
commissions as second lieutenants of 

arrive the room will have been com- 
pletely renovated. 


Talk by Prof. Hicks and Poll 

by "Collegian" on Program 



Student problems were discussed tc 
day in convocation by the heads of 
various student governments. 

Curry S. Hicks, director of the de- 
partment of physical education, pre- 
sented plans for a new system of se- 
lecting student managers. 

The Collegian distributed a ques- 

Continued from Pagu S 
morning can be accepted. 

e. All arrangements are to be made 
through Miss Kay Tully at the Abbey, 
and Captain Rice. 

f. Riding classes are effective be- 
aming Saturday, September 28. 

g. Fifty cents shall be paid to Miss 

tionaire on current national and J?J ly at tho "fining of each class. 
world problems, designed to clarify, Th,s KO, ' s to t,u ' grooms for care of 
student attitude toward the draft. i anim <il*- 

The results of the poll will be pub , Riding classes have been held at 
lished in the daily papers sometime State for a number of years and it 

next wee 

in addition to the Coa- 

l's posible that the classes begun this 
fall will be resumed in the spring. 

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Service Station 

(Next to Post Office) 



2."»f> Northampton Road 
Under New Management 


We Also Serve Hreakfast, Dinners 

and Suppers at Reasonable Rates 

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Vlt* Hoi.l.y J..r(l:in 


Continued from Page 1 
was given a toy violin and his per- 
formance, under the tutelage of his 
father, was so remarkable that when 
lie was four his family took him from 
Stockholm, where they had been liv- 
ing, to Paris so that he could study 
with Ivan Galamian, internationally 
known violin instructor. It was at 
once apparent that the child was a 
prodigy anil at the age of sight he 
made his public debut in the famous 
Parisian concert hall, the Salle 

(id I I'll II. 

This was the beginning of s Euro* 

pean career of distinguished attain 
ment. Paris heard him in annual re- 
citals and the other French cities in 
year)} tours. He appeared and WAS 
called back for re engagements in 
Holland, Belgium, the Scandinavian 
countries, Spain and Portugal. Me 
has played with orchestras under such 
world famous conductors as Pierre 
Monteux, Dimitri Mitropoules, Paul 
I'aray, Alfred Cortet, Fretas Prance 
and others. For three consecutive 
years he appeared in Empire broad 
casts for the BBC in London. Out- 
side of London, he has played in Pal 
estine, Morocco and Algiers. 

In the summer of 1989 Makanovit 
Sky accepted an offer to come to Am- 
irica. Passport difficulties caused by 
his very cosmopolitan nationality pre- 
vented his coming until January VM0. 
Sis debut here was hailed as one of 
the most Outstanding events of the 
New York music season. 

James Hart, of the Department of 

Music, will be in charge of the cam- 
paign at Amherst College, 

\iinounceinent id' the guest speak 

ers by Dr, Rohr shows the plans for 
the tilth annual Conference on Gov 
ernmental problems to be nearing 

completion. Walter J. Millard is ex 
pected to be the key speaker. In ad 
dition to being the lield secretary of 
the National Municipal League, Mr. 
Millard is rated as one of the COUI) 
try's foremost authorities on the city 
management plan. 

Improvements in the workings of 

local government in cities, towns and 
counties will be the general topic of 
discussion at the conference. The af 
fair is scheduled for November 15 and 
16. It is open to all, but is of es 
peeial interest to governmental offl 
rials and students of government. 

Other speakers who have accepted 
invitations include Herman l.oelller, 
executive secretary of the Boston 
Municipal Research Bureau. He is a 
nationally known expert on propor 
tional representation ami will demon 
Btrate the workings of this system at 
the conference. A talk entitled "Mak 
ing Municipal Reports Readable," will 
be presented by .lames B. Taylor, es 
ecutive secretary of the Vermont 
Chamber of Commerce, lb; will illus 
trats his methods with pictorial charts 
and graphs. A number of round table 
discussions will be lead by other guest 
speakers. Included in their subjects 
will be public health problems, the 
town forest, land use planning, (tub 
lie recreation, county government in 
Massachusetts and many other prob- 
lems which are of immediate interest 
to offici als of the smaller governmen- 
tal units. 

First Exhibit 

ITniaue Se( of Block 
Now Exhibited in 





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LunehaoBs— Dlnnar— Special Partlaa 
Afternoon Ta»— Oramlght OuaaU— BanquaU 

Pomeroy Manor — 1 747 

A Homa of Colonial Charm and RaSnani< 
Balchartown Road — Rout* • 
Mm. A. J. Wildnar, Prop. 

Tal. Amhtril ttt-M 

A unique and curious set of block 
prints comprise the first Memorial 
Hall exhibit of the year. Produced by 

famous English artists of the Red- 
fern Color Print Society, they are de- 
lightfully modern in concept. 

These pictures are not made to com- 
pare with photographs as realistic de- 
pictions of existing objects. Rather 
are they decorative impressions of 
people and scenes done in bright col- 
ors and In t e resti ng patterns. The 

manner in which some of these Indi- 
cate action is remarkable. 

Various displays are to be shown 
throughout the college year. With 
proper study they will constitute a 
practical course in art which will be 
of definite cultural value to every stu 
dent no matter what his field of 
special interest may be. 

Lost— Boston Terrier in the vicinty 
of Amherst, Sept. PHh. Owner's name 
on collar. Finder please call Frank 

Barnhart South DeernekL Tel M 3. 





34 Main Street 

Eyes Examined Glasses Repaired 

Prescriptions Filled 


Opp. First Nat'l Bank 

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For the Best in Clothing at Money Saving Prices 


College Store 

Everything for the Student 

l-WWbes Banners and Souvenirs 

Soda Fountain Rook,, and 

Student Supplies Magazines 





Menorah Club 

The Menorah Club will have its 
first meeting <>f the year this Sunday, 
September 2!>, at the Memorial Build- 
ing. The meeting will be in the form 
of a reception for the freshmen, Rabbi 
Arnold Laska, who was formerly in 
Waltham will be the guest speaker. 
Rabbi Laska is now doing Young 
Men's Hebrew Association work in 

Alpha Lambda Mu 

Rosa Kohls ".V.) spent last week at 
the house before going to Smith Col- 
lege where she has a teaching fellow- 
ship in chemistry. 

During the summer, alumnae who 
were married were: Marion Bullard 
'86 to Ralph Terry Adams "M\; Phyllis 
Macintosh '.'»'» to John Calvi '81; and 
Sylvia Randall '•''•« to Robert Mac- 
Curdy '88. 

CeUegian Quarterly 
All sophomores interested in try- 
ing out for the position of sophomore 
editor on the Quewterty hoard must 
leave their names immediately in the 
Colegiaa office or get in touch with 
Peter Bareeca. The Quarterly is plan- 
ned to come out in five weeks. 

8. A. K. 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon takes pleas- 
ure in announcing the pledging of 
Stephen Gooch '41. 

4-H Club Meeting 
All former 4-H Club members and 
persons interested in 4-H Club work 
are invited to an evening reception 
and lunch sponsored by the campus 
4-H Club at the Farley 4-H Club 
House on this Sunday evening, Sep- 
tember 2!>, at 8 p.m. 


Standard Time Returns to Cam- 
pus After Five Months' 

Return of Standard Time this Sun- 
daj at 2 a.m. marks the real begin- 
ning of another annual State grind — 
i.e., attending "vie" parties, informals. 
Military, Winter Carnival, and Greek 
Balls. "After all," says the sophisti 
c a t e d-sophomore-nhoiit-cainpus, "we 
must live uji to the country club rep- 
utation that the New Y«tit Times 
gave us." 

( For the sake of those sophomores 
. I til. who flunked Mathematics 2, 
Eastern Standard Time is one hour 
alower than Eastern l>aylight Sav- 
ing Time.) 

An pessimist who bemoaned the loss 
of one hour's sleep last spring when 
Daylight Saving Time began may 
snooze an extra hour this coming Sat- 
urday night. We rather suspect, how- 
ever, that the Perennial Pessimist 
will find other gross deficiencies at 
this friendly college. "I'll bet that 
rickety Old Chapel clock will still be 
screwy on Standard Time just like it 
was never right on Daylight Saving 
Time. What a life! If it wasn't for 
that extra hour of sleep, I'd jump in 
the College Pond." 

Abbey coeds will welcome Standard 
Time with open arms and with an 
increased pulse-rate. It will afford 
them an extra hour before the 10 
o'clock curfew to pitch woo on Prexy's 
Hill or Lovers' Lane. (1 lashing fra- 
ternity Romeos, please pay particular 
attention to this Longer Length of 
Loving.) "In time of Fall a young 
man's fancy lightly turns . . ." 

And nally the dear freshmen, who 
are always with us in spirit if not in 
mind: they will not know nor care 
whether they exist by Standard or 
Daylight Saving Time- -the Mentality 
Tests given them last week have set 
them wondering if they have a brain 
in the first place, 

Schedule for Registered Meetings 


Is* Sjnday 

4- Choir 
5 8 Vespers 

<»-8 Junior Eorum 
8-10 Newman Club 
Menorah Club 
Wesley Foundation 

1st Monday 

4:80 Land. Arch. C. 
0-7 Phillips Hrooks Club 
7- Fraternities 

8-!) Collegian 

2nd Sunday 

4— Choir 
6—6 Vespers 

fi-8 Freshman Forum 
8-10 Wesley Foundation 

2nd Monday 

7- Fraternities 

8-i) Collegian 

2nd Tuesday 

4:30 Women's Glee Club 

3rd Sunday 

4- Choir 

5-6 Vespers 

6-8 Junior Forum 

8-10 Wesley Foundation 

4th Sunday 

4- Choir 

5-6 Vespers 

6-8 Freshman Forum 

8-10 Wesley Foundation 

Majors Will Take All Woj 
Education For One 

3rd Monday 

4th Monday 


Phillips Brooks Club 











1st Tuesday 



Men's Glee Club 




Women's Glee Club 
Men's Glee Club 
Poultry Club 
Pre Med 

Current Affairs 



Animal Husb. Club 


Scout Service Club 



Home Economics Club 




2nd Wednesday 



M. Glee Club 

-at Wednesday 

United Rel. Council 



M. Glee Club 

Ex. Cab. Christ. Fed. 



Zoo. Club 



Chem. Club 

Radio Club 


Roister Deleters 


i - 



1st Thursday 

W.S.G.A. Council 



Psych. C. 

Hort. C. 




2nd Thursday 

W.S.G.A. Council 



Fernald Ent. Club 

Dairy C. 

3rd Tuesday 

4:30 Women's Glee Club 
7-!» Men's Glee Club 

Poultry Club 

Amherst Nature Club 

Math. Club 
7:l."i Senate 

3rd Wednesday 

4:30 M. Glee Club 

Ex. Cab. Christ. Fed. 
7 !» Orchestra 

Chem. Club 

4 H Club 

3rd Thursday 
4:30 W.S.G.A. Council 
7-9 Band 


Pomology C. 

4th Tuesday 

4:30 Women's Glee Club 
7-9 Men's Glee Club 
7:15 Senate 

Animal Husb. Club 
9:30 Scout Service Club 

4th Wednesday 

4:30 M. Glee Club 

United Rel. Council 
7-8 Outing Club 
7-9 Orchestra 

Zoo. Club 

Radio Club. 

4th Thursday 

4:30 W.S.G.A. Council 
7-8 Band 


Flori. C. 

Engineering C. 

Active Musical Program for Year Indicated By 

Plans of Various State College Organizations 

The new teacher training p 
which students will undertake 
their work in education durh. 
Semester of their senior year 
Xiven it:; first trial during the 
< mester of this year. Provi 
made for a minimum of two hund i 
and fifty hours of observation aj 

Committee Chosen 

The faculty committee whicl ■<,. 
select the students consists of 1' 
sor Troy, Dr. MacCoy, and Mi I', 
vis. Three candidates have . , B 
been chosen for the second • 
course. They are: Woodrow II .'ac! 
son, Barbara Tolman, anil Jam. < \ 
Stewart. The committee wishes | 
consider any candidates for the • 
semester who have had more tl an ...,, 
course in education, rather than oat 
course as originally stated. Any <>■< 
ior interested in applying under th> 
change of rules should apply to M 
Purvis immediately if not sooner, 

Juniors who wish to apply may d 
so now. The committee has alreadj 
tentatively selected Marguerite !;>■ 
thiaume, Lillian Politella, Mary M( 
Namara, Abigail Stone and Ai 
Mothes. A folder is being prep 
which will give the necessary infor- 
mation. This may be obtained at :;n* 
Stockbridge Hall as soon as it g 

An increasing number of hijri 
school principals are expressing tbcii 
approval of the plan and their desi;. 
to cooperate. 

May Improve Placement 
It is hoped that this new , 
training plan will have a favoral . 
effect on the number of teachers this 
college can place each year. 

Another year of crowded musical 
activity is foretold by Doric Alviani's 
extensive plans for the various cam- 
pus organizations. The aid of a new- 
assistant should facilitate the accom- 
plishment of a fuller and finer season 
this year. This aid for the Music De- 
partment is Fred Meyer who gradu- 
ated from Oberlin College last June. 
Mr. Meyer specialized in instrumental 

Great enthusiasm was experienced 
at the first rehearsal of the men's 
glee club Tuesday night. Chief regret 
at present is the necessity for curtail- 
ing membership. Although there is 
sufficient material for a fifty piece 
singing group, finances will limit the 
club to about thirty-five. 

The choir also had a successful 
first meeting last Thursday. First 
regular rehearsal will be this after- 

noon at 4:30. The women's glee club 
will start this evening at seven. The 
tryouts will be held in Room 114 of 
Stockbridge instead of the Memorial 

The sinfonietta held its tryouts last 
evening. This group is a new activity 
this season and will be limited to a 
membership of twenty. It will be mod- 
eled somewhat after Arthur Fiedler's 
group which has been heard here on 
campus. It will give a chance for 
outstanding musicians to do more 
specialised work than has been pos- 
sible with the general orchestra of 
the past few years. 

Numerous special groups are also 
planned by Director Alviani. Some 
of these have already been introduced 
upon campus, others will be innova- 
tions this year. Three groups are an- 

ticipated in the instrumental depart 
ment. These will include a flute en- 
semble, a brass choir and a string en- 
semble. In addition, there is a chance 
for outstanding players to serve as 
special soloists. 

Several groups are also offered in 
the singing field. The men's quartet 
and double quartet (octet) will be 
organized as in former years. For the 
women there will be a quartet and a 
sextet. A mixed group of fourteen 
is also planned. This would concen- 
trate on special numbers suited for 
their presentation. It would be mod- 
eled on the groups of this sort which 
have become increasingly popular on 
the radio. As usual there is room for 
soloists in the various groups and sev- 
eral outstanding applicants remain 
from last year. 

Japanese Schoolboy Grieve Much and Write Editor of 'Collegian 9 

Concerning Most Unhonorable Situations in Hon. North College 

To the Editor of the Collegian: 
Honorable Sir: — 

Just what are to ever become of 
venerable Mass. State College? For 
many months now while humble self 
are slaving in outside world, continual 
seeing of articles in press about No. 
of women who are forced to stay at 
home and tend cows because Mass. 
State College too full. Are not also 
too full of men? 

Final blow to old alumni comes now 
with reports in daily and even weekly 
press, including AP, UP and INS. 
that North College dorms are become, 
as you say in funny slanguage of 
United States, dominated by womens. 
This are final straw that break old 
alumnuses heart. 

As undergrad of honorable Mass. 
State College, humble self have live 
in North College in what wore termed 
"siibteranian depths". In fact, best 
time of college life spent in North 
College where nobody care very much 
if liquids spill on floor or if radio 
get very noisy. Can even remember 
day in basement corridor when hockey 


Immerse this picture in salt 
water for three minutes; then 
hold up to light. 

are play and hlubs are braken much 
to dismay of janitor who are called 
"Rake" by all and sundry. 

Greatly battles ranged between 
"Whingdangs" of upper floors and 
elite of basement. Water are favorite 
weapon, which, humble self will make 
statement, is very wet after travel 

3 floors between stairway. 

Basement showers not of best, and 
in winter necissiate to run hot water 
for half hour to heat shower rom.. 

That, Honorable Editor of Collegian 
are North College of recent years, 
now in process of being put asunder 
by invasion of coeducationals. 

Now, suppose, women will make 
complaint that there being no inter- 
room communication, no secluded 
nooks for wooing men, no silk drapes 
on windows, and no bathtubs for soak- 
ing. And are sure that one telephone 
booth on main floor, which in good 
old days never work anyway, will not 
fulfil needs of women. 

Especally humble self feel sorry 
for Nap, the barber. How are he to 
feel when women stop in shop on way 
to room and dread fashion page in- 
stead of ask him how Sox do? 

All in all, terrible situation now 
uppermost at Mass. State College. 
Humble self all upset. 

Hoping you are same. 

The Japanese Schoolboy 


Guest Speaker Will Address 
First Meeting of 1911 
Yearbook Staff 

"Yearbook Vocational Values/ 1 
talk by Milton Fitch, who is bead d 
the yearbook department of tin II 
ard Wesson Company will lie fea 
tared tonight at seven at the ti: 
meeting of the Index board. 

Simmons Lecture 

Already a popular Speaker i 
journalism classes in Simmons Col- 
lege and other New England college 
Fitch will present the Index boa:: 
members with the practical v ilue ' *' 
a publication such as the colli! 
book in years after graduation. This 
will be the first time in the history of 
the Index that a guest speaker in tin 
publishing business has appeared fc 
fore the board. 

Graduate fron !) nnison 

Mr. Fitch is a graduate of DeVH' 
son University, Granville, Ohio. Hf 
also attended McMaster University 
Hamilton, Ontario, and served as ed 
itor of yearbooks in both those in.-' 
tutions. Before entering upon his car 
rear in commercial yearbook engrav 
ing, he attended lectures on comm*' 
cial design at the Chicago Art Inst; 

His acquaintance with college- 5 
throughout the country and his pi* 
tical knowledge of modern printfol 
and engraving will make hi- addrts) 
an interesting one to the board an' 
to those entering the competition. Al 
regular members are asked to f* 


Continued from Page 2 
color of the girl's head — redhi 
cents, blondes 80 cents and brunette 
09 cents. 

Which proves something. 
that the committee in charge all WJ 
out redheads, or that they fig** 
the redheads to be most SMUtt w* 
the blondes less frequent ' 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 





ing Fruit Trees, Pitching Hay, Taking Inventmie, 
Ball, Are All Included in Remarkable Lists of 
Seasonal Occupations 










By A Bell 

tea have to live in the sum- 

too, you know. After all, 

people. Accordingly, they 

all over the map finding jobs, 

and hotel work. Some of 

mage to concoct a summer's 

ti- that has all the brothers 

fraternity house with mouths 

and ears wide open when they 

to campus in the fall. 


Bradford Greene, who is 

as cross-country runner B. 

Greene. His summer was a 

,i of the ordinary. He sprayed 

,,< trees for his girl friend's father. 

H, ..; o worked in a book store. But 

ippiest hours, so he claims, were 

ipraying fruit trees. Which will give 

, an idea. 

Soccer Captain Frank Simons pa- 
raded himself, and horse, up to en- 
campment at Fort E]than Allen for 
uag enough to bring himself back to 
Cambridge, and the General Radio 
Company) in fine condition for about 
fear weeks of arduous toil. He worked 
in the Inventory department. Said it 
seemed sort of anti-climatic after 
fording streams on ponies. 


BiK Ralph Simmons, football lead- 
!, slung five gallon cans of ice cream 
up Pittsfleid way all during the dog 
Got him in fine shape. "The 
cans built up my shoulders, my stom- 
ach, my arms and all over." 


BUI Kimball, who is captain of the 
is! country team, worked on a 
farm here in Amherst all summer 
pitching hay — and other parlor 
games. He found time to begin prac- 
• > running, and now, brown as a 
chocolate bunny, he is galloping over 
the cross country course in splendid 
lition. He takes his training seri- 
ously, does this very good captain. 
Some news is not so good. Joe Jod- 
ka, probably the finest swimmer ever 
to compete as a Statesman, broke the 
sdius bone near his left wrist in a 
fall from a horse as be 

back from his camp, Deer Lake Camp, 
at Madison, Connecticut during early 
August. Swimming seems t<> be out 
for some weeks for the popular jun 

ior so his winter's performances may 

not find him the speedster be was last 

Jack Crimmins, hurdling ace now 
out for football as well, used his l."»l 
pounds this summer driving a heavy 
truck in, out, and around the city of 
Worcester. Chet Putney, best miler 
last year, worked on a farm in his 
native Vermont; Russ Mac Donald 
learned about the mill business as a 
change from track while another soph 
omrre, Matt Ryan, quarterback on 
this year's eleven, did factory work 
to build himself up. Bonnie Freitas 
Wrestled 200 pound beer kegs and 
fruit crates as he handled the truck- 
ing business in his section. 
Some of the recent graduates had 
fine summers too: Warren Tappin, 
for example, showed Maryland base- 
ball fans that we grow baseball play- 
ers up in these hills as he hatted ft 
cool .28o under the unfamiliar Hood 
lights this past season. Now, latest 
reports have him teaching school in 
Groton, Mass., but he told us last 
week that he expected to play more 
baseball next season. 

Albin Irzyk is in the army after a 
summer in a Salem clothing store as 
a salesman. Hob Joyce, captain of last 
year's track forces, is in the army too, 
doing recreational work. Johnny Bias 
ko is doing Boys' Club work right here 
in Amherst. 

And so, the story went. Good sum 
mers and bad summers. But all sum- 
mers that reflect the get up and go 
spirit that made all these lads stand- 
out athletes and, in summer work, 
standout jobholders. 




Bart llrmau 

Well, now 


Line Replacements 

are Particularly Scarce Cor Statesmen 
Springfield Lacks Practically a Complete Back-field 

— (lame Will la- Close 


that the football season 
has started in earnest, lets take a look ^' U,) IIas Small NlK'leiJS, But 2 

at the way our opponents are making New Runners May Prove 
out this week. After the gridiron Win Spark 

tussle with Springfield this Saturday, 
the Statesmen meet Connecticut, 


Norwich, Rhode Island State, Wor- 
cester l'olytech, Amherst, Coast Guard 
Academy, Rensselaer, and Tufts. 

In reviewing games to be play- 
ed this week, I find that every 
team but W.IM. is scheduled in 
take the field this week-end. First 
opponent of State after the 
Springfield Maroons is Con- 
necticut. The Nut meggers are 
facing another State foe this 
Friday night when they tackle 
the C.G.A. middies in a night 
name at New London. Without 
too much effort the I Conns 
should he able to take a one goal 
lead and hold it. The Middies, as 
always, will be in tip-top con- 
dition, so I look to see a slightly 
battered Connecticut when the 
Statesmen invade Storrs next 

mt reason have we to get cocky 
this year?" asked Coach Llewellyn 
Derby yesterday afternoon as he 

gloomily surveyed the coming cross 
country season that gets under way 
October twelfth in Boston against 
Northeastern. "We do not have a 
standout team this fall, and we 
might as well face it. It is, however, a 

I fair team that makes up in experi 
ence and push what it lacks in out 
standing stars. In fact and he smil 

led — I'll go on record and say right 
here that we will beat Amherst at the 
very least!" 

Thus speaks cross country Coach 

Derby as he begins his twenty-first 

Coaching year at Massachusetts Col- 
lege. He finds himself with a team 
composed of four letternien, headed 
by Captain Bill Kimball, and indud 
ing Chet I'utney, Hick Hayward, and 
Dave Morrill. This veteran nucleus 
lis rounding rapidly into shape for th< 









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One of the strongest clubs on thel fi,st timc triaI ' to be hiM over $* 
Massachusetts State football schedule vars,t V course tomorrow afternoon, 

is Norwich. They face a scrappy 
Boston University club in Beantown 
on Saturday. The Terriers don't stand 
much of a show despite one or two 
good appearances In practice scrim- 

and should find the hills not too hilly 
after the two weeks of daily drills 
that they have been whipping through 
since before classes began. 

However, these men, from where we 
sit, are going to find it extremely dif- 
ficult to push themselves across the 

Rhode Island, aided and abetted by i:,.,. *m_ .,,„,„ _ t j » . 

,._ , „ ... . . ,, , ,. / ,1,u thls y<*ar ahead of two new com- 

Duke Ahhruzzi and Coach Keaney a .,,.,. .„ v.,,.,,:*., „„„ „ „ . * n u 
..... , ,,, ... , . ;, « ls l " varsity cross country, B. Mar- 

little boy Warner, white-washed the' n p., 1Dn „ _,„i M T . , n 
.. . . . _ T ' , , _ , son titeene and Mo i.eland. Greene, 

Huskies of Northeastern last Sat- , ast faM( i( Nvm , M . ,. ( 

unlay, as the Duke ran and Keaney (),,, |. |( j 
kicked another of his heart breaking 


All sophomores who are interested 
in making the post of assistant man 
ager of cross country are to report to 
the Physical Education Building Fri- 
day, September 27 at ;{:.'{() p.m. Man- 
ager Skolnick will meet the candi- 
rode bare- dates and explain the competition. 

By Bert r. Hymam 

bulwark of the Massachusetts State 

forward line at his right guard post 

the 1989 season, Captain 

Ralph Simmons of Pittsfield appears 

for more laurels as a member 

'' lbs Maroon and White shock troops 

I the coming season and brings at 

«st one smile to the face of Assist- 

1 ' Coach Johnny Janusas, who is do- 

''■■< considerable scowling these days 

large number of regular 

*rtks 10 be filled on the State fron 

1 and the dearth of candidates to 

M it with. 

Weighs Only 235 

'"all college 
of several 

field goals. The Rhody Rams face 
stiller competition in Maine this week, 
but I feel safe in calling a Ram victory 
— perhaps by a three point margin 
via the educated toe of Mr. Keaney. 

The Rensselaer that held a slight- 
ly bewildered State club to a 7-7 tie 
last year, has come u|i with a good- 
for them team. The Engineers run 
their plays from basic positions — in 
reality, four plays run over and over 
with different men carrying. A small 
Trinity club will have a difficult time 
in keeping R. I\ I. from scoring more 
than 14 points. 

State's Town Titi- rival, the Lord 

Jell's of Amherst, have lost the nucle 
he ever has for the opening week of j us of their IfW'l team, and are slowly 
practice. Simmons maintains that he building up to par. Although they 
is feeling better this year than last face a murderous schedule, the Jeffs 

Captain Ralph Simmons Bolsters 
Right Side of State Forward Line 

membered, was 

who ran with the freshmen 
against Amherst just for the "prac- 
tice" and broke the record. 


The tennis team will hold a tourna- 
ment starting next week. All those 
interested ||) playing during the 
tournament are requested to register 
with Sid Kaull'man at the Physical 
Education Building before Saturday, 
Sept. 28. 

A crippled Springfield College foot- 
ball team invades Alumni Field this 
Saturday for the second of the home 

anil home series renewed last fall. 
Both clubs are out to win this one ami 
make up for last year's scoreless tie. 

Line Suffers 

The Statesmen are suffering acute 

ly from a lack of line replacements. 

This situation has been rendered even 

more serious by the injuries sustained 

by I'aul Dwyer and Carl Werme, the 
tackle*. Werme may yet be able to 

play, but Hwyer's appearance in the 
game is extremely doubtful, SO Bill 
Mann may take over the position. 


Springfield, on the other hand, has 
a flock of backfield men listed among 
the ailing. Turner, Rose, Hargraves, 
Gurney, Josephson, and Dockham all 
have suffered mishap* Of one sort or 
another. Miller, a green runner, and 
Sholes, who has shown some fair 
panting ability, may take over in the 
Springfield backfield. 

Strong Line 

Opposed to State's inadequate line 
is a strong well balanced Indian line 
with replacements three deep at every 
position. This Springfield line may In- 
completely worn down by the terrific 
attack of approximately three State 



Ben Freitas will star for Stab 
the fullback position throwing, run 
ning, and perhaps doing a little kick- 
ing. Matty Ryan is the choice for 
signal caller, white Jim Bullock and 
Gil Santin will play the halfbacks, 
providing that Santin Is not called 
Upon to play in the line. 

Maroon Booters See Little Hope 
For Win Against Powerful R. P. L 

M. S. C. leader 

All-New England 
news services last 

na to the campus with no 



it, hut is somewhat more 
i than a year ago. 

' benefits of a gOOC 
• tilting the beam, h 

-' ; "' pounds, just one pound 
his reporting weight last 

• lose of spring practice 

■»ach Kb Caraway check- 

small squad and came to 

on that many of his 11)40 

>uld be 

too, and this improvement is likely to 
be reflected in the calibre of his play 
the next few months. 

Fast Despite Weight 

Despite his bulk Ralph is a fast 
man on a gridiron. In fact, the bar- 
rel-chested guard has caught many a 
ball carrier unawares as he appeared 
from nowhere to haul down his foe. 
Offensively, he has speed enough to 
stay with most backfield men for the 
first 1") yards, "and by that time I've 
already thrown my blocks," asserts 
the big blond forward. 

Simmons realizes that lack of re- 
placements and his responsibility as 
captain will put a double strain on 
his physical condition the coming sea 
son, and he feels that his summer- 
work has been good training. His job 
was to drive a truck for a Pittsfield 
ice cream firm and in the process of 
loading and unloading, he continually 
tossed around five-gallon containers 
of ice cream. As a result his off -sea 
son fat pads disapjiea red and his 
muscles regained their proper tone. 

Last year opposing coaches usually- 
forced to play : kept two men on Captain Simmons 
in the season on every play, and even then it was 
a common sight to note the Pittsfield 
boy finding his way into an opposing 
backfield after his quarry. This year 
with a still more powerful Simmons 
on the right side of the State line, it 
may be sound football for opposing 
mentors to direct their plays at some 
other portion of the Maroon and 
White forward wall. 

the bend. So when the 

school in June, they were 

' ' l*t in the best possible 

help equalize for the lack 


'■nt right to work with 
'"'hge and with the start 
' > last week, he was en 

Physical condition than 

are opening soft with Hobart. The 
pessimism which prevails up Am- 
herst way should not be taken too 
seriously. The JefTs will win this one 

Last Thanksgiving, the Statesmen 
Wen given the roughest handling of 
the season when the Tufts Jumbo 
trampled them down by something 
like six touchdowns. Tufts is a good 
bit weaker this fall, and in Bowdoin, 
their first opponent, they meet an 
eleven that is even better than last 
year. Bowdoin looms large by at least 
three touchdowns before the third 
team goes in. 

• * » * 

l^ast year, over one hundred 
freshmen played football. These 
boys were given costly equipment ; 
they were given the valuable time 
of a coach. It seems to me, that 
of those hundred who signed up 
for the sport as part of their 
physical education elect ives. at 
least a major part would continue 
with the sport in their sophomore 
year. But instead of finding this 
happy situation, I discover only 
twenty one sophs out for the 
varsity team. 

Kven this unhappy problem can be 
looked on in a brighter light. This 
handful of sophs composes just about 
half the entire football squad. What 
has happened to the juniors and sen- 

iors? I don't know 

do you? 

/>'// Ray Jakvis 
This Saturday as the State grid- 
ders play host to the Springfield 

Gymnast*, Larry Briggs will trot out 
his Varsity soccer i:ani against a 
veteran blessed Rensselaer squad at 
Troy, N. Y. Even at this late date 
Coach Briggs will find it difficult to 
name the man who will be in the 
starting lineup. Carl Erickson, junior 
letterman, is nursing a sore right 

foot but will probably be at center- 

half. Captain Frank Simons will be 
at left half while the right halfback 
post may go to senior Bob Baring or 

Sol Klaman who is accustomed to 
playing at an inside berth. Not to be 

overlooked I* Stan Glsienaki, rugged 
sophomore from Hadley. Stan will 
undoubtedly see action in the game 

whether starting or not. 
The fullback position* are well tak- 
en care of by two boys who learned 
their soccer at Williston Academy, 
Provided they are in tip-top condition, 
Clem Burr ami Kd Podolak may be 
forced to go to the full eighty-eight 

minutes because of the lack of ex- 
perienced reserves. Burr, a depend- 
able hooter, will play stationary full 
while sophomore Ed who already is 
showing the same Speed and power 
that made his brother Stan All New 
England fullback a few years ago 
will be roving full. 'Woody' Jarohson, 
may be in the starting lineup in place 
of either Burr or Podolak. 'Woody' 
can cover a big patch of territory 
arround the goal and his height is a 
definite asset in heading the high ones. 

Vern Smith who has done remarkably 
well in recant practice sessions will 
defend the cage. Smith is not only 
fast, but seems to possess a sixth 

sense which enable* him to guess the 

direction of shots from the field even 
before the ball is kicked. 

The forward line may be made up 
of 'Red* Mullaney and Steve Papp 
at the wings, 'Little Jim' Callahan 
and 'Gibby' Arnold at the Inside posts 
and Spenee I'otter at Center forward. 
Other men who have shown much 
promise ami who may see much action 
in the forward Wall include 'Monk' 
Meyer, Jimmy Stewart, Tommy John- 
son, Russ Hibbard and Mitch Rod 
man. Backfield reserves include Rod 
mayor-, Brown, Kaplan, and Bangs. 

The spirit and fight of thi.; year's 
squad is characteristic of Coach 
Briggs' previous teams; the men have 
been striving to beat each other to the 
ball, and every man is sincere in his 
efforts to make his Opponent work 
'•very inch of the way. If this spirit 

prevails on Saturday afternoon the 
Briggadiers may pull the unexpected 

and bring home the bacon in the form 

of a win over the power f ul Engineers 

and avenge the whitewash adminis- 
tered last year by the Rensselaer 

The chief handicap in this first en 
counter will not be the lack of good 

men, or the lack of the will to win, 

but the short time that Briggs haR 
had to find the liost working combin 
at ion of hooters. One* the season is 
underway we can hope to are a win 
ning team. 


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Tentative Plans Call for Half 

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The Seeing Eye 
by Milton Weissberg 

You know, when a fellow gets to 
college, he sort of enters into a rather 
sheltered existanee. Everything is reg- 
ulated so that his life can be as 
completely developmental as possible. 
Everything is set up so that he enters 
into his little niche in the college 
world, his little niche at State, for 
example, bounded by Thatcher Hall, 
the Amherst theatre, the Berkshires, 
and a long road back home, and 
escapes from the outside world. 

Things are happening every day. 
We know they are happening. We 
know they are important things, that 
they are vital happenings, vital to 
our future existence, yes, things which 
actually are a question of life or death 
to most of us. And when we use the 
term life or death, we mean just ex- 
actly that, life or death. It is definite- 
ly important that we should know 
what is going on. Unless we keep 
clear in our minds what the situation 
really is instead of gradually get- 
ting out of touch with world events, 
some of us will have to come down 
to earth among the ordinary mortals 
with a very hard bang; perhaps in 
the very near future. A casual 
glance at the headlines of the papers 
spread on the "caf" floor cannot re- 
sult in a very intelligent analysis of 
the news of the day. 

Still, week after week will pass, 
and due perhaps to the rigidity of 
your schedules that is all that most 
of you freshmen will get. There are 
far too many other things of more 
pressing importance that you have to 
do, like learning that the fancy way 
to say Buckwheat plant is esculentum. 
So, this column bases its claim 
to existence on your crying need to 
know. This column will attempt to 
give you an informal analysis, rather 
synthesized through necessity, of the 
weekly happenings in the outside 
world of our little haven of refuge. 
If we become boringly unreadable 
kindly refrain from throwing rocks at 
us when you meet us on the campus. 
If we offend anyone, well, just offend 
us back, and see if we care. 

Well, I suppose you are interested 
in how Adolf and Benito and Co., Inc. 
are making out in their adventures. 
Adolf is still banging away at Lon- 
don with all he's got. It's been a year 
now since he announced the fourth 
partition of Poland, and gave Joe 
Stalin his hunk to chew on. In the 
last year, dear little Adolf has done 
a sweet job of altering the map of 
Europe, has changed directly the 
lives of millions of people, and ended 
the lives of no one knows how many 
more, In one year, Adolf scaled the 
"impregnable Maginot" fence, whip- 
ped across "lay down and die" France 
and is now engaged in shooting spit- 
halls at Papa Chttrchill from French 
border porta, and sending across his 

eagles to swoop down Into the grounds 
of Buckingham palace, and thumb 
their noses at King (Jeorge. 

Still, Britain claims that in spite 
of da mag e tO London, <|Uote, "The 

Injury to our war-making capacity 

has been surprisingly small." And it 

wouM seem that Adolf is beginning to 

he a bit Worried. The fall season is 
coming on. London fogs and heavy 
channel eaa will not make it so easy 

to Invade Britain. Yes, Adolf is wor- 
ried. The R. A. F. is doing a fairlv 
good job of preventing conquest 

The Amherst Camera Club, will 
hold its first meeting of the season 
October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Old 
from the air. Adolf has to make them Chai>el auditorium. Arthur Alvin of 
holler "Uncle" quickly or else. So j the Defender Co. of Rochester, New 
last week he sent Joachim von Rib- j York, will be the speaker, 
bentrop over to Italy to confer with Alvin's subject will be "Varigam, 
his pal Bennie. As a result of this tne jj ew Projection Paper." Amherst 
visit authorities are prophesying that, j Wl \\ be one f the first club's to re- 
since England can't be invaded, ce j ve a talk on the new product, 
whacks at other parts of the empire Thg weI1 . known |)rint compe tition 
will soon be on the program. It is 

will be resumed with the subject for 
October being "Child Portraits" and 
"Summer Landscapes." Entrants ex- 

said that either Germany or Italy, 

or both together will shortly invade 

Greece to gain control of the eastern I hibjt gxl() unsij?ned prints , A , hicn the 

Mediteranean. Italian operations in ; members judge. 

Egypt at the present, driving on I i> U nng'the year the club will have 

through the desert to the Suez canal | 1? hits; the first wiU open Tues . 

seem to give evidence to this fact. day jn Goode „ Library with the hun- 
Adolf also has another puppet to Lj^j print salon of the Metropolitan 
play with, little old Ramon Senano I Camera Club Council. 

Suner, Spanish minister of the inter- 
ior. Ramon's visit to Berlin last week 

sort of makes one think that the 

Germans perhaps are planning a 

drive on Gibraltar through Spain. 
Gibraltar is threatened, the Suez 

is threatened, axis strategy is fight 

ing hard, fighting to gradually bring 

Britain under the Nazi yoke along 

with the rest of the oxen, and make 

her aid in pulling the big Nazi wagon. 

Will the Axis be able to do it? If she 

does, can we depend on her to stay 

away from this hemisphere? When 

he gets England, perhaps Adolf will 

reform, and decide to become a dear, 

sweet, nice boy. Perhaps we could 

reason with him and convince him 

that our climate would he bad for his 

asthma. Oh yes — perhaps! 

Well, the first steps toward a nec- 
essary dictatorship have been taken 

last week. F.D.R. signed the conscrip- 
tion bill and set October lf> for reg 

titration of all males doubtful and 

otherwise, between 21 and 85. It real 

ly is grimly pathetic that we fought 

so hard just a short while ago to 

"save the world for democracy," and 

what we really did was sow the seeds 

for dictatorship in the greatest coun 

tries of the world. All that we can 

hope and pray for is, that when the 

world comes back to normal again, 

our cherished American way of life- 
will not have been buried under so 
large a pile of banners saying "God 
bless America." "We want no ism but 
Americanism," and "Thank God I 

am an American," that we will be 

able to salvage it by the excavating 
powers of the United voice of our 

Now, a few items of passing inter- 
est. The American institute of Pub- 
lic Opinion's preelection poll of last 
week shows Mr. Roosevelt to have 
i.">' ; of the popular vote, and 453 
electoral votes as compared with Mr. 
Willkie's 78. A rather un-exciting 
Massachusetts primary day on Sept. 
16 set up Governor Saltonstall unop- 
posed in his party's primary. Have 
We got our own worries? And how. 
The president of the Export Import 
Bank of America, Warren Lee Pier 
sen, is now in Argentina attempting 
to solve some of her problems and es- 
tablish an Anglo-American -Argentine 
trade plan which would be able to 
thumb its collective nose at Hitler 
Europe. Sounds good, don'tcha think. 
What's going to happen before we 
go to press again? We hope nothing 
too radical to our settled, orderly ex- 
istence, here at State. We hope that 
if anyone drops an explosive bomb 
on us, it lands in the College pond, 
and not on the nice, brand new Lewis 

Hall. If it drops on your eorreepon 

dent, there won't he any column next 

Tentative plans now being consid- 
ered call for a half-hour weekly stu- 
dent broadcasts this year, the pro- 
grams to be directed and presented 
by students. 

A student committee has been 
formed to plan programs, and con- 
sists of 

radio editor, chairman; Peter Barec- 
ca; Robert McCartney; John Hayes; 
and George Hoxie. This committee 
plans to announce a competition for 
announcers very shortly. 

During the summer, several addi- 
tions and improvements have been 
made to the tower-room studio. These 
improvements are designed to add to 
the convenience of broadcasting and 
to improve the quality of the pro- 
grams. Telephonic communication be- 
tween control and broadcasting room 
is now possible, and the recording 
apparatus has been improved 


Committee Announces Annual 
Day— Classes Will En. I 
at Noon 

The Mountain I>ay Committi. ai 
nounced today that the annual Moun- 
tain Day program will be held tail, 
in October. The committee, aided by 
the Outing Club, is completing ar 
William Goodwin, Collegian rangements and complete details u : 

be announced at a later date. 

Mountain Day is a tradition of lone 
standing at State. On an unarmounc 
ed day, classes are suspended iffa 
noon and all outing enthusiasts botfd 
busses at the West Experiment Sta 
tion for the trip. Different groups get 
together to joke and sing on the bus 
The lovers of the outdoors then hike 
the trails of iome nearby mountain. 
Around six o'clock the travellers re 
turn to the base for welcomed re- 
freshment. Group singing under the 
direction of Mr. Alviani closes the 
'" -tivities. 



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Stude nt Committee Will C ooperate in Forming New Exam System 


Appears Wednesday Night in Bowker Auditorium as First of 
1940-41 Series — Dance Group Known for Originality 
and Humor Modern Dancing Included 


Ih, Graff Ballet will open the 
;<-i4h-41 Social Union program series 
„„ n.xt Wednesday, October 9, at 
i, sun p. m. in Bowker Auditorium. 
it,, Graff Ballet, acclaimed for its 
originality and humor, will have as 
m principals Kurt and Grace Graff, 
•.nationally famous dancers. 
The "sack cloth and ashes" usually 
Ibrought to one's mind in connection 
with such dance programs will have 
to be discarded by the impression this 
troupe is said to leave. In its stead 
.', Graff Dance Troupe has a pro- 
gram which is human, humorous, and 
lappealingly modern. They danced in 
the stage success "As Thousands 
deer", and in the Chicago Opera 
mallet. Their appearance here is ex- 
; eted to be a combination of 
dynamic, modern dancing with the 
■ traditional ballet style. 
The program is as follows: 
I. Preface 
II. Con Vivo 
III Garden Party 
IV. Romance 
V. Ode to the Living 
VI. Renaissance 
VII. Vintage 1!U2 
VIII. The Singing Earth 
1. Kcstacy of Morning 
'-'. Tramp! In the Fields 
•".. Girl In the Wind 
I Two Without Care 
■"> Then Comes the Rain 
<>. Ripening Fields 
T. Harvest 
B, Singing Earth 
Htm a word about the program. 
opens with a dance of greeting 
11 >■ audience called "Preface." 
■ pattern of the movement, like 
progression of sound in an over- 
■inies the dancers' greetings to 
the audience. The music is by Joseph 
Euwea, one of the acoompanists for 
| ; '. ballet 

Continued on Page 8 


Rresident Baker Addresses 1st 

Convocation Held 


Two hundred and seventy-seven 
students attended the opening con- 
vocation of Stockbridge School yes- 
terday morning. Director R. A. Ver- 
beck welcomed back the seniors, and 

Daniel Seistito, the president of the 

Student Council, welcomed the Fresh- 
man class. 

Doric Alviani led the students in 
singing the school songs, and then 
divided up the students for harmony 
work and chords. Director Verbeck 
then introduced President Hugh I'. 

President Baker spoke about the 
changing times and a changed world, 
about the importance of this date in 
the history of our campus, and the 
place of Stockbridge School in the 
College. He also offered a few words 
of advice to the entering men and 

The following excerpts from his 
speech seem to be applicable to the 
whole student body: 

"Though we are influenced daily 
by what is going on over the world, 
and some of these happenings seem 
hard to understand, it is exceedingly 
Important that we should try to 
maintain our equilibrium and go for- 
ward with our daily program with 
the same interest and zest with which 
we approached the year's in school 
before coming to this campus. Let us 
try to keep our reason and tolerance 
and exercise sound judgments. 
Avoid, if possible, an hysterical at- 
titude that might cause us to be un 
fair in our thinking and in our judg- 
ment of other people and other na- 

Dr. Henry D. Gray 


13 Freshmen and 1 Sophomores 

Troy Out For Editorial 



A student committee, appointed by the Senate and W.S.Cl.A., 
will cooperate with faculty and administrative source* in detail- 
ing the new system of examination conductance. This action, pre- 
cipitated by the mass resignation of the Honor Council, was in- 
augurated yesterday. 

1940-41 ANNOUNCED 

Dr. Henry I). Gray Will Speak 

Sunday — Student Life 


\ Junior' Has a Busy Week Between 
Frosh Fishing and French Class 

Seventeen prospective journalists 
the Collegian editorial competition 

Tuesday night. The freshman class 
had thirteen candidates and the 
sophomore class, four. 

Six Week Competition 
The competition will continue for 
six weeks, during which tin- compe- 
titors will be given various types of 
assignments including news, features, 
columns, and Special work. At the 
end of the six-week period, nine fresh- 
men will be selected and two sopho- 

Jr. and Sr. Vacancies 

There are also vacancies on the 

junior and senior boards, for which 

application will be received any time 

in the Collegian office, or next Tues- 

Continued »n I'nge •> 

fku Mother; 

' ' ■' ' send me more money this 
I just met the most wonder- 
pi girl She'fl sort of on the glamor- 
ous type Her name is Cynthia. We 
t;i '" gel i date for a tea dance at 
at the sororities. I was trying 
"' my courage to ask her to 
" ut with me when all of a sudden 
lp and asked me to a tea 
the sorority that she hopes 


now how I met her? Well, 

n watching the freshman 

• ir fishing party last Sat- 

f a sudden one of the 

ed, 10 I went over. There 

■ fish on her line. She 

•d up in one of those 

i wear over a night 

I ' had an old towel j 

sad. Hoy, was she ever 

In beside her was jeal- ; 

»*l fish. too. When I 

Cynthia, this girl look- 

1 Hid, "Hey, girls. Cyn- 

■ Rah already." 

military today. They 
mns. and the idea is to 

get the gun into different positions 
before anyone else can. There is a 
little man up at the head of the line 
who tells us when we can start. My 
corporal is always yelling at me for 
being out of step, but I can't help it. 
Did you every try to keep in step 
with the man in front of you when 
he's bowlegged? It's all I can do to 
keep from getting dizzy Watching his 
legs. Rut when they give, "To the 
rear, march!", I just duck between 
his legs anil someone else gets hit on 
the head with a gun. 

I almost forgot one class. The fun- 
niest thing happened. There wasn't 
any teacher there when we went in. 
We all sat around talking about what 
the teacher would be like, when one 
of the girls got up and took attend 
ance. Roy, she was all right- 
Do you remember that. little man 
the fellows at the Milk Rar used to 
tell jokes about? Well, there was a 
blank space in the Collegian last week 
that was his picture. Rut when I 
-naked it in water for three minute 

nothing happened. 

With Love, Junior. 


The freshmen will meet Sunday. 
October 6, instead of Saturday, fo: 
the purpose of indicating frater- 
nity preference, announced Inter- 
fraternity Council president Frank 
Simons today. 

The date has been changed to 
eliminate conflict with Saturday 
night rushing. 

Prof, David A. Sharp Jr., Director 
of Religious Education, announced 
today that he has secured many 
Speakers outstanding in various fields 
of religious work to address vesper 
exercises this year on campus. 

The schedule for the 1940-41 year 
is: Next Sunday, I>r. Henry I>. Cray 

of Boston, national student life sec- 
retary of the Congregational Church; 
Oct lio, Dr. James G. Gilkey of 
Springfield; Oct. 27, President Hugh 

P. Raker. 

NOV, 17, Miss Margaret Slattcry of 

Boston, a member of the home board 
of the Congregational Church; Nov. 

1 24, l>r. Edwin R. Robinson of Grace 

Church, Holyoke; Dec. 8, Rev. Henry 
Coinehison, minister of the Kmnnuel 
Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, I'a.; 
I tec. 15, Dean William L. Machmer. 

Jan. 12, James T. Cleland, profes 
■or of religion at Amherst College; 
Feb. !>, I>r. .John Raul Williams, pro 
fessor of religion at Mount Holyoke 
College and former director of re 
ligious education here; Feb. 16, 
Rockwell H. Rotter, dean of Hart 
ford Theological School; March 2, 

Dr. Herbert Gesork, professor of so 
eial ethics at Andover Theological 
Seminary, Newton; March '.», |{,. v 
Charles M. McConnell, professor of 

rural religion at Boston University; 

.March 16, Rabbi .Joshua l.iebman of 
Temple Israel, Rostori; March 20, 

Dr. Frederics May Bitot, Rresident 

of the American Unitarian AjSOCia 
lion of the United states, Boston; 

Last Thursday, the honor system 
was abolished, and a substitute pro- 
vided. Saturday morning, the honor 

council resigned in protest to the ac- 
tion. Their statement, and the ac- 
tion of the faculty Thursday, are 
printed on page 4 of this issue. 

Student feeling in the matter was 
that the alternative system had not 
been thoroughly worked out, and that 
there was no place for student coop- 
eration. It was not generally under- 
stood that an attempt was to be made 
to evolve a complete system, since the 
faculty included no details of opera 
tion, enforcement, or organization. 

The proposed system will permit 
great latitude in the administration 
of examinations, at the same time 
retaining as many features of the 

idealistic honor system as possible. 
The student committee, yet to be ;i ;> 
pointed, will make suggestions which 
will be considered by the administra 

tion for Incorporation into the sys- 

Although there is strong feeling 
among Student! and faculty alike, it 
is expected that theer will be s coop- 
erative ami mutually approved plan 

devised. There is general regret at 
the passing of the honor system, but 
general agreement that it has not 

been completely successful. 

The honor system was adopted at 

this college in 1920, by joint agree- 
ment of the faculty and students. 

Its weakness hinge on the fact that 
students were required to report all 
instances of shouting, and were re- 
luctant to "peach" on classmates. In 
l!»."iH, this restriction was removed by 
a student vote, and since that time 
the system has neen on trial. 

Definite action is to be taken within 

Continual on I'agc J, the next week. 


Membership Opportunity Will 

Close Saturday Nitflit 

at Six 

Collegian Poll Indicates Coeds 

Want Boy Friends to Stay Home 

With the tenth annual Comunity 
Concert Association campaign going 

into the home stretch, a brief des- 
cription of the programs in store for 
this year and a little history of the 
movement might be in order. 

■\s announced by Doric Alviani in 
last week's convocation, the drive 
got under way officially with a meet 
ing of all workers ut the Lord Jeff 
Sunday evening, included were 46 

State students. After a buffet lunch 

eon, the annual busine meeting got 

under way with a "]><■]>" tali, by the 
campaign chairman, Mrs. Rogers. At 

the conclusion of the meeting, the 
workers were treated to an exception 
ally fine concert by Paul Makano\it- 

zky. A newcomer to this country, Mr. 

Makanovitzky proved to be an nut 
Continued on Page S 

"I Want my boy friend at home," 
■eemi to be the theme song of a sur 
prising percentage of the Massachu 
sets State Colcgo coeds according 
to statistics from the poll of stu- 
dents in Convocation last Thursday. 
And what's more, we don't believe 

that Reap Year had anything to do 
with it! In all seriousness twenty six 
per cent of the girls at this College 
Opposed the draft of the- fellow mem 
ben of their generation. Maybe it's 
the maternal instinct the smypa 
thetk revival of that old, now time 
ly, tune, "I didn't raise my boy to 

be a soldier." Or could it be that 

the coeds look forlornly at the (ios 
sible picture of a beautiful campus 
in the spring minus the horde of 
these males "of age!" 

In any case, "figures don't Ire" 
and in this case "liars didn't figure," 
SO the fact remains that this per 
Centage of women not in favor with' 

the draft compares strikingly with! 

the fact that only nineteen per cent 

of tin men itudents over twenty -one I 
opposed the movemnt. 
Also as might be expected, the 

males under 21 were not as opposed 
to the draft as the eligibles, being 
only 14*4 in opposition. 

In all, 7!)n' students were polled in 
one <,f the most complete attempts 
ever conducted. 

The total results wen-: in the 
presidential balloting, Willkie and 

McNary 501, Roosevelt an I Wallace 
896; for conscription, 648, opposed 

MM; favoring isolation His, favoring 
all aid to England short of war 629, 
favonng war on Germany ■>:». 

Amherst college conducted a simi- 
lar poll last week, with practically 
identical returns „s far as IsSUSS of 
Conscription were concerned. 

Comments f , r , all policies and all 
sides were preesnted. One student 

expressed a common opinion with, 

Training without war, or war with 
out training," as an argument for 
conscript ion 

"Rv helping England we help our- 
selves." "Cut all ,;;\ taps which slows 

ap aid to England." These and tim 

■ liar comments expressed f|„. «».,„. rH ] 
attitude on foreign policy. 


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1940 STYLE? 

"October 16, a day of national mourning! Pre- 
pare to have demonstrations, parades, mass 
meetings, and other forms of protest on Regis- 
tration Day. On Registration Day demonstrate against this act 
which gives Fascism its first major victory in America!" 

Yes. they're in again. We heard that same line of drivel last 
spring when the Youth Committee on War attempted to stage 
demonstrations on Patriots' Day. On that occasion we decided to 
hav ■ a little patriotism instead, and we're still in the mood. 

If the parlor pinks and dilettante radicals want to mourn, 
that's all right with us. We're trf the opinion that Uncle Sam isn't 
the loser. But when they begin to speak for American youth, and 
college youth in particular, we want to object, and we do! 

Eighty-two per cent of the students at Massachusetts State 
College favor conscription. The same proportion holds at Am- 
her f College! And no pseudo-youth organization can deny the 
fad that there is majority approval of the act among college stu- 

We quote again, and we brand this statement as an absolute 
lie, "Despite majority opposition to conscription by the people, 
the bill passed." 

We have one answer. Right or wrong, blessed or damned, — 

HONOR You can't have your take and eat it. The honor sys- 
SYSTEM tern died in 1988 when the students voted to remove 
the necessity to report violators. The system was a 
freedom, but the reporting was the responsibility, some form of 
which accompanies every freedom. Therefore the students ac- 
cepted the freedom, and evaded the responsibility. 

We'll not except the faculty, either, Last spring the council 
received a minimum of cooperation, if any at all, in attempting 
to gauge faculty sentiment. And it is well-known that some pro 
feasors have never conducted the system here. 

Well, this week we're burying the corpse. We're throwing 
out the system, but not the honor. It's up to every student and 
faculty member to demonstrate that fact. 

The honor system as the official 
•xamination system of the Massachu- 
setts State College met its defeat at 
lie hands of a faculty majority last 
week. It has often been said that we 
kivc only one standard to judge by 
—ourselves. It is interesting to note 
that a large number of the faculty 
intend to keep on as though the 
honor system were still in force. 
* * 

To those few on campus whom 
Bob McCartney has not nailed since 
Monday morning we communicate 
the following story: 

Bob: Guess what I found in the 
middle of my room at 7:00 this morn- 

Us: We dunno. 

Bob: Well, I heard a thundering 
on the door this morning and when 
I got my eyes open there was a big 
pile of gold braid in the middle of 
the room. The long arm of the law 
held out a speeding summons and 
said why the (censored) don't you 
wake up in the morning. 

<!'. S. We don't get the point 

The Soccer team ate lunch before 
the game at a Howard Johnson's in 
Albany. Pop Simons ordered vanilla 
ice cream for dessert. Th<- waitress 
with a disgusted look: We're famous 
for 2!> different kinds of ice cream 
and you order vanilla- 
Monk Meyer was the only one with 
Sail enough to order vanilla after 
that, and he had to have it embellish- 
ed with a cherry. He flirted with 
the waitress so much that when she 
came hack with the ice cream she 
told him that she would give him a 
nickel so he could call her up in a 
couple years. 

* * 

Speaking of fifth columnists, we 
counted the columns last week and 
there are six beside ourselves. That 
RUiku us a seventh columnist, being 
one up on the lucky l>ownwind. 

* * 

Axis Offers Spain Gibraltar — Mon- 
day morning headline. That's like 
selling the country gentleman Brook- 
lyn Bridge. 

* * 

Harvard Scientist Finds Night- 
biting Fly Causes Anemia — Another 
Monday morning headline. Beware 
all ye coeds. 

Announcement from Ford exposi- 
tion at the World's Fair: Toed wins 
$121)0 prize and a trip to China. Do 
bullet proof vest and a portable bomb 
shelter go with that, or will she have 
to provide those out of the $1200? 
She will also be entertained person 
ally by General and Madam Chiang 
Kai-Shek. That ought to be really 
exciting. Every dish being tested for 
poison — looking under the bed for 
a Japanese Army — dodging every 


by K«y 

i Bin 

The favorite indoor feminine pas- 
time last week seemed to be the pro 
cess of steeling one's self for Fhysi 
cal exams — every coed in sight was 
making more of a fuss than usual. 
We hate to take the obvious enjoy- 
ment out of worrying about the whole 
thing, but a Collegian reporter inter- 
viewed the young doctors and frank- 
ly, they were — like Queen Victoria — 
not amused. After all, as they said, 
what with twelve young ladies an 
hour, pink scanties are NO novelty 
— and the freshmen, who had the Ab- 
bey resounding with shrieks of ner- 
vous prostration, were labelled "very 
nice young children"! 

One of the doctors expressed his 
ideas on State feminine pulchritude 
by saying, "I expected to find whole- 
some farm girls." We guess he was 
disappointed to find no evident marks 
of hard farm labor, poor man — but 
he saved himself from permanent 
social ostracism on the campus by 
adding that he found them instead 
surprisingly good looking and well- 
dressed." Where, we wonder, does he 
get that stuff with those vest pocket 
edition angel robes'.' 

So anyway, gals, relax. Don't even 
bother to get your heartbeat off kil- 
ter next year. It isn't worth it be- 
cause, sad but true, you were not ap- 


time a plane is heard. Oh, Boy- Do 
we envy her. 

We've seen remarks about North 
College and its feminine inhabitants, 
but nothing really struck home until 
today when a young man inquired 
of Nap how he could get hold of one 
of the young ladies. A few minutes 
later we found four of the coeds 
playing bridge in the college store. 
Don't coeds play bridge after 7:00? 

One of the soccer team remarked 
that he would have liked to see the 
football game. Someone who heard 
him, replied that the only thing he 
missed was the cheer leaders. 

Au revoir 

Ed. Note: This is the last straw, 
you're fired. 




, l» I'ett 
| iturreca 

My record rack is still wait; 
something to stick between it 
and until the time in the vei 
future when the postman, . 
man, or some cooperative soul does 
knock on my door with a heavy par- 
age in one hand and a pencil ii ; • 
other, I'll just have to stick 
things that are being thought a ,,, ; 
said on the subject of dance haiw. 
and dance music on this campus. 

Quite a few people who have tlu 
ane idea that anybody who writes or. 
a certain subject is an oracle on tu- 
subject have been asking a few (! u.., 
tions on many things musical, an! | 
would like to answer some of 
people to the best of my ability. 

Yes, the military Ball Come 
can spend $200 for a band but have 
not as yet contracted one. They haw 
in mind the Barbary Coast Ban<i 
from Dartmouth College which 
ed a very satisfying dance on th.* 
campus last year. But, the Btrtttrj 
Coast Band is definitely not wori 
$200 of anybody's money, least nf a'. 
ours. So committee plans call for a 
reduction in the price of tickets .:' 
thfl band is contracted. The other 
band considered is Larry Funk, Thr 
Band of a Thousand Melodies. But. 
it will probably end up by being 
neither one of these possibilities. 

No, if the Winter Carnival Ba! 
Committee makes money on the af 
fair it still can't throw it into a bet 
ter band. $450 is still the maximum 
al'owed for any band on this carr.pu.v 
This fact remains regardless of the 
fact that last year's Carnival Ba! 
Committee turned approximately flSti 
back into the kitty. About the only 
way you can touch it is to waste it 
on decorations, when that extra hur 
died or so is exactly the differed 
between a good band — such as ■! 
have been lucky to get, and an ex 
cellent band, such as we have really 
never had, all reports to tb 
trary. We pride ourselves on ha vim: 
had bands on the way up, befw 
they are famous, but I don't see much 
to be proud of in having a band ur> 
here while it's testing men and ideas 
and then claiming to have had ' 
band that makes musical histmy 
or two years later. Well, tint's 
an idea anvway. 


Again it becomes our province to welcome 
this campus the student body of the Stock- 
bridge School. Since 1918 Stockbridge. u a 
separate and distinct division of the College, has been provi 
vocational training in Agriculture and related fields. A more i 
cent supplement to its program of instruction is the Hotel Stfr 
warding course. 

Its graduates, by their success in these fields, have (pvet 
ample proof of the value of the training they have received. T 
the Stockbridge Freshmen we sav you should be proud t<» be I 
member of such a school. Do not hesitate to publicize you; pi 

Stockbridge School training does not lead to a degree. Be- 
cause of this fact the School is sometimes frowned upon bj 
minority in the four year college course who compare and do ' ' 
think. Their frown should be regarded for what it is worth. It is 
true that Stockbridge training is not "academic," but it is equal- 
ly true that for a vocational school Stockbridge is second to BOI* 

In another sense, may it not be regarded as a tribute to the 
industry of Stockbridge students that they can achieve in W 
school years and one summer what some of us cannot achieve ' 
four years, namely, a capability for doing the task for **^ 
they have been trained, and, a place to do it. 

We wish the Stockbridge Freshmen particularly to feel tl 
are welcomed to the "College Family" of which Preside I 
speaks so often. May Time grant you the success vou dea rve 

j. a. a 


Monday 8 P.M. 
Staff Members Must Attend 


,,,, i isses, Beginners and Advanced, to be Held at Drill Hali 
Tickets Now an Sale at Treasurer's Office — Shearer 
Studied Under Arthur Murray 

are now on sale at the 
•surer's office for a series of week- 
i dancing classes begining 
t under the direction of Mr. 
IShearer of Palmer. 

M,. -hearer has just returned from 

I ', weeks studying under Arthur 

Murray, and gave an exhibition last 

, wir k if latest dance steps-the tango, 

kju congo, the rhumba, the polka, 

and the single and double Lindy. He 

-ill } ia ve two classes this year: the 

7 p. m. class will be for beginners 

bind intermediates, the 8:15 class more 

(advanced students. 

Tickets are on sale at $1.50 for 
rirli and $2.50 for boys. Classes start 
to-night and will be held every Thurs- 
N:i \ evening, at the Drill Hall. 


I,, and Mrs. Joseph S. Chamber- 

, leaving Amherst to reside 

■ Baltimore which was Mrs. Cham- 

plain's home and their daughter, 

j.ucy Marshall Chamberlain, is there 

| as a Public Health Visiting Nurse. 

17 MORE FROM 1940 

State Placement Office Receives 

Addition Report on 

Positions Secured 


Massachusetts State College 
studenttt attending the football 
game with the I'niversity of Con- 
necticut at Storrs on Saturday, 
October 5th, will be admitted at 
one-half the regular admission 
price plus the full tax if they 
show their M. S. C. Athletic 
Tickets at the Mass. State en- 
trance, ticket office. 

The game starts at 2 p. m. 


Faculty Outing Club Has Charge of Thirteen Miles of Hiking 

Trail Which Covers Entire Length of the Atlantic 
Coast-Line — Must Develop Section 

Music Lovers of Mass. State 

The Music Department 




Offers You 

Absolutely FREE 

with Every Purchase of a 
Radio-Vic, Records Amounting 
in value to one-sixth of the 
Total Purchase Price. 

$5.00 on a $29.95 purchase 
$25 on a $129.95 purchase 

We are Dealers for Zenith, 
Crosley, Sparton and Stewart- 
Warner Radios 

You May Take Advantage of 
the Offer Only Until Dec. 25. 
So Come in and Take a Look at 
These Bargains at 

The Music Shop 

Seventeen more members of the 
class of 1940 have reported to the 
Placement Office. The following ad- 
ditions to last week's list give the 
most complete information that there 
has been of any recent class. 
Benemelis, Robert, Graduate work at 
the University of Cincinati. 
Beytes, Deane, Pratt and Whitney 
Aircraft, East Hartford, Conn. 

Chalfin, Melvin, Student at Yale 
School of Forestry. 

Dalton, Frank, Rail Inspector, Boston 
and Maine Railroad, Greenfield, 
I Mass. 

j Glendon, Richard, Graduate Student, 
| School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard 
University, Cambridge, Mass. 
(.onion. Mark. Wenk's Florist Shop, 
Springfield, Mass. 

Joyce, Robert, Assistant Recreation 
Director, Westover Field, U. S. Army 
Air Base, Chicopee, Mass. 
Malcolm, James, Time Keeper, War- 
ren Bros, and Goodwin Co., Holyoke, 

Martin, Robert, Master's degree work 
at Yale School of Forestry. 
Midler. Richard K.. Student, Thayer 
School of Engineering, Hanover, 
Mew Hampshire. 

Schreiber, Henry M., Graduate Assist- 
ant, Boston University Graduate 
School, Boston, Mass. 
Silfen. Alfred. G. Fox and Co., Hart 
ford. Conn. 

Nietupski. Dominic E., Ice Cream Pro 
Continued on Page S 


23 Join Sophomore Class, 6 

Enrolled in Juniors Class 

Dean Announces 

A Department of 

Wellworth Pharmacy 


1 Main Street 
ned Glasses Repaired 
*■( scriptions Filled 




Amherst and WillinmBtown, Mast. 
Specialists in College and School 

High Quality 


Serving Williams College, Amherst. 
(Mass. State. Stockbridge School of Agn- 
* culture, Deerfleld Academy. 

Thirty-one students from twenty- 
three different colleges have trans- 
fered their courses of study to Mas- 
sachusetts State College this year, 
according to the latest report from 
the dean's office. The class of '4.'} leads 
with a total of fifteen boys and eight 
girls entering, while five boys and 
one girl have joined the junior class. 
The senior and freshman classes have 
been increased by one girl and one 
boy, respectively. 

Kleven States Represented 

Eleven different states are repre- 
sented in the list, the greatest num 
ber of students come from other col- 
leges in Massachusetts, namely, Bos- 
ton University, Northeastern Uni- 
versity, Hyannis State Teachers' 
College, North Adams State Teach- 
ers' College, American International 
College, Cambridge School of Liberal 
Arts, Eitchburg State Teachers' Col- 
lege, Springfield College and Spring 
field Junior College. 

Four other New England states are 
represented with transfers coming 
from Bates College in Maine, Wes- 
leyan University in Connecticut, Til 
ton Junior College in New Hampshire 
and Middlehury College and Nor 
wich University in Vermont. 

Two students studied previously in 
New York Colleges and two more 
have entered from the state universi- 
lies in Ohio. 

Also included in the list are for- 
mer students from the University of 
Alabama, Michigan State College, 
North Carolina State College and 
Virginia Military Institute. 


College Outing Club Direct! 

Activities of Old 



Easel Style 
Assorted Sizes 


Miss Cutler' s Gift Shop 

Continued from Page J 
standing violinist and was highly 

The actual campaigning for mem 
bership in the association began Mon 
day morning and will continue until 
r> p.m. this coming Saturday night. 
This is important to note, since no 
memberships may be secured after 
this date. Immediately after this, 
either Saturday night or Sunday, 
the Association committee will meet 
to check on the amount of money 
raised and to select the artists which 
the committee feels will be best for 
the money available and which in 
their minds will be most acceptable 
to the community as a whole. 

A feature of membership in this 
concert not too widely known by the 
student body is the reciprocity ar- 


We Deliver Springfield, Boston and New York Papers 

To Your Door. Call 36 



The Outing Club announces that 
Mountain Day will be held Tuesday, 
October 15. Classes will be dismissed 
at noon and all outdoor enthusiasts 
will board busses at 12:80 in front 
of the West Experiment Station for 
Mt. Toby. 

Guided tours, under the direction 
of Outing Club members and nature 
recreation students, will be conduct- 
ed. The supper menu will consist of: 
cider, doughnuts, coffee and hot dogs. 
Group singing under the direction of 
Mr. Alviani will follow supper, and 
close the festivities. 

rangement. In former years, this has 

meant that anyone holding B receipt 
of membership was admitted free to 
in the United States, starts at Mt. 
or I'ittsfield. This year, in addition to 
these two cities, Athol is to he in- 
cluded in this agreement. The Athol 
season already guarantees perform- 
ances by Anna Kaskas, soprano, Rob- 
ert Marshall, baritone and the 
Barrere-Brit Concertino. Greenfield 
also has an Interesting program plan- 
ned for the winter. It includes Rose 
Hampton on November first, and 
Julius Ketdhen and the Bane re Britt 
Concertino during the early spring. 
Perhaps outstanding for western 
.Massachusetts is the schedule antici- 
pated by the Association in Pitts- 
field. Stalling next week (October 
L5) with a p e r son al appearance of 
Baritone John Charles Thomas, the 
I'ittsfield audience will witness a full 
opera (The Barber of Seville) one 
month later. Early 1!»11 concerts In- 
clude the well known Argentina Bal- 
let and the Cleveland Symphony Or 

It is Interesting to notice that the 
Community Concert Association is 
an international institution. It's mot- 
to is "The World's Greatest Music 
brought to oofi cities in United States 
and Canada." This year's tenth an- 
niversary booklet lists eighty artists 
and groups which are available for 
individual cities to choose from. In- 
dicative of the high quality of the 
performers available is this list of 
the last four years' concerts in the 
Amherst series. 

1«>oo-37 Harold Bauer (pianist) 
Nelson Eddy (baritone) 
New York String Quartet 

1!).'!7.!8 Helen .Tepson ( soprano) 
I 'alias Pnntl (pianist) 
Miriam Winslow Dancers 
Barrere Concertino 

1937-39 Boston Sinfonietta 

Wilbur Evans (baritone) 
Eugene List (pianist) 
Coolidge String Quartet 

1939-40 Bartlett and Robertson 
Robert Marshall (tenor) 
Marcel Herbert (cellist) 
Muriel Dickson (soprano, 
Metropolitan Opera Com 

The time-honored Metawampe Club, 

i outing cluh of the State College fac 
I ulty, now has a definite part in the 

maintenance of ■ nationally known 
\ mountain trail. According to John 
1 II. Vondell, a member of the College 

Faculty and chairman of the New 
I England Trail Conference, n< gotia- 
I tions were completed this summer 

whereby IS miles of the Appalachian 
: Trail in Western Massachusetts is 

now under the maintenance "f the 

Metawampe Club. 

The Appalachian Trail, longest 

in the United States, starts at Mt. 
Katahdin in Maine, crosses the state 
of Maine, traverses the Carter' and 
Presidential Ranges in New Hamp- 
shire, follows down the Dartmouth 
Outing Club trails, then enters Ver- 
mont. It extends across Vermont to 
the Long Trail Lodge, then goes 
south 100 miles. It enters Massachu- 
setts near North Adams, follows over 
Mt. Greylock, goes down through 
Dalton, October Mt. and Beartown 
Forests and finally leaves Massachu- 
setts at Mt. Everett, doing south, the 
trail ctosses Connecticut, enters New 
York over the Hear Mt. Bridge, and 
then completes the trip at Mt. Ogle- 
thorpe in Georgia, a total distance 
of 2050 miles. At least three men 
are known to have hiked the entire 

The Metawamjie Club's section is 
easily reached over U. S. Route 20 
where the trail crosses the Jacobs 
Ladder Highway at the upper end 
of Greenwater Pond in Hecket. The 
Club's trail extends north of Route 
1 20 through October Mt. State Forest 
7 ' - miles to Washington Town Hall, 
South of Route 20 the trail follows 

i 1 - miles to Tyringham. 

In Massachusetts, the S2 mile Ap- 
palachian Trail has heen maintained 

by the Mt. Greylock ski Club and 
the Berkshire Chapter, A. M.C of 

Springfield. The division came at 
Route 20 with each cluh ceding a por- 
tion of (heir trail to give the Meta- 
wampe Cluh a new central section. 

Mens Glee Club 

A record total of 92 men were giv- 
en try outs on the Men's (dee Club 
during the 1st two weeks, according 
to Manager Alton B. Cole. 

This year the cluh will be much 
larger with a home club of 60 voices. 
| 32 will be formed into the Varsity 
(dee Club which will travel for out- 
of-town appointments. There will be 
a reserve of 16 men from which va- 
cancies will be filled. 

An innovation this year will be 
the donation of $1.00 by each glee 
cluh member for the purchasing of 
music. Rehearsals will take place 
Monday afternoons from 4:30 to 5:30 
and Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 
p.m. New members are invited. All 
previous Competitors must be pres- 
ent, or they will be replaced by oth- 
ers. There will be a quartet and a 
double quartet as parts of the club 
this year. 

Headquarters For 




143 Main St. Northampton! 

I. F. C. 

The Interfraternity Council at its 
first meeting appointed « committee 
to handle the Interfraternity skit com- 
petition. The committee consists of 
Courtland BmsSOtt '41, Allan Silver- 
man '41 and Lorimer Rhinos '42. The 
final skits will take place October 
2G and the tryouts will !*■ held earlier 
in the same week. 

" The Greeks had a Word for it " 

and the word was and is GOOD FOOD. Good food, good service, good company 

awaiting the Statesmen and coeds. 


Over 24 years of service to Statesmen 



■ ■ 

• ■ | 



by IrvinK Rabinovitz 

A pathetic picture of a small ratf- 
#e<l boy, his nose pressed to the 
window of a confectioner's shop, his 
hungry eyes fastened to the luscious 
display of illuminated wares, is the 
heartrending depiction of want that 
artists utilize to snatch crisp "fold- 
ing money" from the pockets of phil- 
anthropists around Christmas time. 
Something Of the emotion that fills 
the hungry urchin seizes us as we 
discuss the technology of record mak- 
ing. You see, this column depends 
for its existence not only upon an 
eager public, (suppress those sneers, 
Philistines) but also on the record 
companies, who submit records for 
comment. As we k<> to press, not a 
single record has been forwarded and 
consequently, this column has been 
suffering a veritable famine of 

The source of your columnist's 
difficulties dates back to 1877, 
when Thomas Edison invented 
the phonograph, using cylindrical 
records. About ten years later, 
Emile Berliner patented the 
gramaphone, playing disks instead 
of cylinders. It is interest- 
ing to glance back at an adver- 
tisement of the Edison phono- 
graph, which claimed: "It perfect- 
ly reproduces the human voice- 
JUST AS LOl'D-just as clear 
just as sweet". lx>t us see how 
this phenomenon was achieved. 
Until the early twenties, the pro- 
cess of production was a rather crude 
one. The artist stood before what 
looked like the open end of a meg- 
aphone and sung, or played away. The 
sound travelled down the horn, and 
struck a diaphragm at the small end. 
The shivering diaphragm then trans- 
ferred its vibrations to a stylus or 
graver which cut them into the re- 
volving wax disk. It is from this 
wax disk, called a positive master, 
that the record is made, finally. From 
the wax master, which is perishable. 
a negative copper master is produced* 
(To clear up the technical jargon, 
a positive is a record which will re- 
produce the original sound vibrations. 
The image of a printed page in a 
mirro ■ is analagous to the negative 
record.) Prom the negative copper 
master a nickle matrix is formed, 
from which, in turn, a negative chrome 
stamper is pressed. The stamper 
squeezes an impression on a thin 
dough composed of shellac, slate dust 
and ; crap record, which hardens to 
produce the positive record, the end 
product. The function of the phono- 
graph was to reverse the process and 
send the voice of the performer out 
through the open end of the horn. 
But the music produced by the 
records of those days, was as 
mu-h like the original as Abe 
Lii coin's homeopathic soup (Re- 
cipe: Boil the shadow of a started 
pigeeS) for an hour) is like your 
number's chicken soup. The art- 
ist i were producing sounds vi- 
brating N to 12000 times a sec- 
ond, but the graver was rending 
only the sounds vibrating from 
220 to :i.">00 times a second. 
In the early twenties, a group 
under J, 1*. Maxfield, in the research 
department <>f the Western Electric 
Company partly remedied the situa- 
tion and discovered the methods 
under which modern records are made. 
The sound waves emitted by the per- 
former were transformed into electri- 
cal impulses, as in the telephone, were 
amplified many times, converted hack 
into sound and allowed to vibrate the 
graver. With this system, waves with 
a range of from 80 to 5500 vibrations 
a second were recorded. Following this 
a phonograph was produced that re- 
versed the process. It consisted of 
an electromagnetic pickup, a tube 
amplifying unit and a loudspeaker. 
It is obvious from the foregoing, 
that each refinement of the science 
of record-making is designed to snare 
more and more of the elusive waves, 
to impress on the delicate wax not 
only the fundamental waves, but 





David Skolnick 


'Bert Motroni 


Athletic Managers Are to be 

Selected by Vote of 


Little known and perhaps little 
appreciated is the manager of a sport 
team at Massachusetts State. How- 
ever, the coach, the captain and play- 
ers do realize how important for the 
proper functioning of a team are 
the services of this member and are 
usually outspoken in their judgment 
of his worth. 

In his position as sport manager 
he is a member of the Joint Com- 
mittee on Intercollegiate Athletics 
which acts as the governing board 
in athletics, granting varsity letters, 
shaping the athletic policy of the 
institution. He is in contact with the 
managers of other institutions with 
an opportunity to make friends and 
to gain much in the way of business 

The Joint Committee on Interco'- 
legiate Athletics has made several 
changes in the method of selecting 
port managers and has recently pub- 
lished the regulations which are now 
in effect. 

Following is a resume of these 

Candidates for assistant manager 
in each sport report at the opening 
of the season to the manager and 
are told about their duties which 
continue throughout the season. 
Point Basis 

At the end of the season each can- 
didate is graded on a 600-point basis 
which includes the following items: 
captain's rating, tOO points; coach's 
rating, KM) points; manager's rating. 
KMl points; amount of work hours, 
10(1 points; examination, 2<M) points. 

The rating scale used by the cap- 
tain, coach and manager is made up 
>f four parts, each counting 25 points 

personality, ( prration, ability to 

carry out instructions, and initiative. 

One hundred points are given to 
the candidate reporting the most 
work hours and other candidates are 
credited proportionately. 

Within two weeks of the close of 
)lii> season each candidate is given 
a written examination by the director 
of athletics. Marks are reported at 
(lie next meeting of the Joint Com- 
tnittee on Athletics and the Com- 
mittee Secretary determines the final 

The student body makes the final 
choice of the assistant manager. All 
candidatei receiving a grade of 75% 
or more are eligible to have their 
name's appear on the ballot. One week 
before the election which is conducted 
by the Senate names and grades of 
the candidates are published in the 

Following his term as assistant 
manager, the successful candidate 
automatically becomes manager the 
following year. 

hardest of all, the overtones, which 
distinguished a Caruso from a Kansas 
hog caller. The latest step is the 
vertical cut record which carries 
waves from 80 to 10000 cycles. These 
records and the equipment to play 
them are used by radio stations, whero 
the announcers refer to them euphem- 
istically as "electrical transcriptions". 

Richard Lester 


Student Occupy Responsible 

Positions in Athletic 


State's three major fall sports 
have started off the new season with 
a new group of student managers as 
selected from the apprenticeship 
served In past years. They are: 
'Bert Motroni 
'Bert Motroni is the quiet but ef- 
ficient manager of State's soccer 
squad. Motroni, majoring in land- 
scape architecture, is a member of 
the landscape architecture club, is 
also active in the Outing Club. He 
is a pledge at Alpha Sigma Phi. 

Richard Lester 
Dick Lester, senior manager of 
State's football team, is well qual- 
ified for the job, having been a 
member of the squad his first 
three years at school. Lester is also 
social chairman of Lambda Chi Alpha 
and is majoring in economics. 

David Skolnick 
David Skolnick, senior manager of 
the Cross Country team has been in- 
terested in track for many years, 
having been a member of the Win- 
throp High track team, and making 
a fine record in the KM) and 220 yard 
dashes. At State he was a membei 
of the 1988 freshman track team. 
and has been out for track the last 
two years. Skolnick is a Pomology 
major, and has also filed application 
for membership In the Civilian Aero- 
nautics Authority. 


Continued from Page 1 

March ."><•, an all student program. 
Dr. Cray 

l>r. Henry D. Gray is well known 
as an author and writer as well as 
a minister. His books include:: Young 
People in Church Work," "A Theol- 
ogy for Christian Youth," and oth- 
ers. Cray has written articles for 
Church School Journal, Pilgrim 
Highroad, Advance, Alumnus. In P.t.'?8 
Dr. Cray acted as Dean of Men at 
the Pilgrim Conference here. He has 
studied abroad and received his doc 
tor's degree. He served as Director 
of Religious Education at Hartford, 
Conn , minister in Edinburgh, Scot- 
land, and South Hadley, Mass., be- 



"Mother! Mother! slip a strait-jacket on me! 

Well, it happened this way. . . On Page two in the Boston l' n . 
iversity News we are reading Mr. "Deadline Divot" who write* 
that one R. O. T. C. junior officer fainted after 50 cubic cent- 
imeters of blood was taken from his arm in the physical exam 
at an army base. This treatment by the U. S. Army leads tu 
to beleive that B. U. students would become allergic to military 
training. But on page three we read that, where last year only 
82% of the students in the College of Business Administration en- 
rolled in the basic R. O. T. C. course, this year 95% of the students 
are lugging Springfields on their shoulders. 

In this season, as leaves turn red, we see red. Pardon us if 
we are bored with four years of college, especially in fall. 

Every year, in some college paper, we see the same editorials 
which tell us bombastically for several paragraphs that 

advice would not he given to freshmen Every year it 

is becoming more monotonous to drag through the same rou- 
tine of pledging freshmen . . . wining them, dining them, 
patting them on the back, handing them a frat pin, and then 
walloping the tar out of them with paddles et al. — yup! the 
same et al. Monotonous is the word. But in several New Eng- 
land college newspapers we find the same "witty compositions" 
in the same newspaper columns, which are written by some 
aspiring sophomore unable to recognize puns as old as Shake- 
speare's bones. 

"Our scene is laid in the home of the Iambic family. An ode 
lady sits by the fire. Her doggerel is asleep at her feet. Acnxu 
the room sits her husband, the patter of the househould. They 
make a good-looking couplet. Enter a brilliant young rhyme, 
their only sonnet — ' 

Amherst College, like this college in 1920, still has Required 
Chapel for its young seekers-of-knowledge. Mr. Brooks Beck, '41. 
Esq., writes in his coly-um that he is "bored, impatient, and 
unreceptive at the Chapel services", and that the services are 
"futile, empty, indignation-arousing, rotten, unimportant, hypocri- 
tical, boring, delaying, meaningless, futile (again!), dull stupid, 
a waste of time, a waste of money, a waste of energy. . . " 

We may add that it is hellish to get up out of a warm bed at 
the unearthly hour of 7 a. m. 

Deans Recommendation — Council Resignation 

Following is the text of Dean 
Machmer'a recommendation to the 

faculty last Thursday afternoon. 

Recommend that the conduct and 
supervision of all examinations shall 
henceforth be the responsibility of 
ihe faculty. 

Since the student body generally 
has the most genuine Interest in the 
gentlemanly conduct of students In- 
dividually and collectively in inter- 
student ami inter-faculty relation- 
ships, it is further recommended 

The present members of the Honor 
Council, and their successors to be 
chosen in accordance with the meth- 
od prescribed in the Constitution of 

the Honor System now in effect, shall 
with the I »ean and two additional 
members of the faculty appointed by 
the President of the College consti- 
tute the administrative committee 
charged with the responsibility of 

fostering and maintaining the high- 
est possible standard of honor not 
only in examinations but also in all 
other faculty student relationships. 
It shall be the duty of this committee 
to handle all cases of dishonesty re- 
ferred to them by students or mem- 
bers of the faculty. 

fore assuming his present duties. Dr. 
Cray's background serves as a guar- 
antee for his capability as a speaker 
and lecturer on religion. 


The Dean's Offce requests that all 
freshmen who have not yet filled 
out editor's card for the college news 
service do so immediately. 

Relow is the resignation of ' 
Honor Council which was ottered last 
I Saturday and accepted by the Senate 
Tuesday night: 

To the students of Massachu* r- 
State College: 

We, the members of the Honor 
Council, were elected by the student 
body to administer the Honor 
tern. The Faculty and Administi;. 
have so modified the system that il 
is no longer in effect as ennstitu 
tionally stated. For this reason *■ 
feel that our office no longer « x '~ 

Since the approved reconm 
tion states that: "the Conduct 
supervision of all examinati 

henceforth be the responsibility » 
the faculty," we believe that Uw ( 
tinuance of our office would he ni "" 
avail. The modified system calls ("? 
the use of the Honor Council 8 
at such times as the faculty dee** 
it necessary. Under this ne\\ 
there is no compulson on the P ;llt ! 
either the faculty or studen- to I* 
port dishonest conduct to Ihe r ° ur ' 

This Council believes that I -' 
tern, such as this, without n' ; X tar 
not operate successfully on this cam- 

For these reasons we offer >ur re* 
ignation to the student body 
The Honor Council 
R. Alden Wodgetl 
Robert C. McCu'-heon 
Evelyn Bergst 
Muriel Sherman 
William Dwyr> 
Gabriel I. Aueivicn 
Joseph M. Arno'd 
George Harnel 


College Food Technologists Called Upon by National Food Ad- 
ministration to Explain What Standards Canned Foods 
Should Meet for Industries and Consumers 



testimony of Dr. Carl R. Fel- 
tionally known Massachusetts 
College food technologist, and 
ilogy at the State college, has 
,,igy at the State Colege, has 
.died to aid the National Pood 
Ug administration in promul- 
-atisfactory standards for 
,-,„„;. ii connection with the new na- 
tional foods law, it was announced 
here today. 

Dr. Fellers, whose technological 
studies of New England foods are 
widely known, participated with Dr. 
Mailmn in outlining results of their 
studies, explaining what standards 
canned foods should meet and how 
the ei'htents should be explained on 
the label. This testimony is designed 
to be of aid to the food industries 
AIU \ to the consumers. 


<n far their assistance has been 
confined to testimony in connection 
with standards necessary for canned 
fruit,-, jams, jellies and fruit but- 
ters and some dairy products, but 
it is expected that they will appear 
m hearings in connection with other 
products throughout the next few 


Episcopalian Society Schedules 

Speakers, Dances, Picnic, 

and Suppers 





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Who: Lowell Thomas TrmvaJ Talk 

SAT., OCT. 5 

lip most recklcM nmnunliw in history 

Arrangement of a social schedule 
to include dances, outdoor activities, 
and an annual picnic, in addition to 
regular bi-weekly meetings, has been 
announced for the Phillips Ilrooks 
Club. This organization, rejuvenated 
last year under the guidance of Rev. 
Jesse Trotter of the Grace Episco- 
pal Church, features addresses by 

j speakers of all faiths and profes- 

I sions. 

Supper meetings will be held at 
the Mt. Pleasant Inn on alternate 
Mondays, from 5 to 6:48 p.m. The 
hour has been scheduled to mini 
mize conflict with fraternity and sor- 
ority meetings. A small fee will be 
charged to cover the expenses of the 

First Meeting Monday 

The club extends to all Episcopali 
an students an invitation to attend 
the first meeting next Monday, Oc- 
tober 7. James Cleland, religious 
director at Amherst College, will ad 
dress the group. 

Other speakers throughout the 
year will be Rev. Roy Pearson of the 
Congregational Church, Amherst; 
Warren Green, professor of astron- 
omy at Amherst College; Registrar 
Marshall O. Lanphear; and Coleman 
Jennings, Washington, I>. C. 


Choir Will Haw Fifty-Five Members; Men'a Club, Fifty; W 
en's Also Fifty- 150 Voice Ensemble is Novel Possibility 
— Choir to Give Special Concerts 



Outing Clubs Sponsor Parley at 

Lake George, N. Y. 


Charles Kullmen 


Eleven Report as Yearbook 

Oilers Positions on 



Continued from Page 1 
day at 7:30 p. m. when the next, 
meeting of the candidates will be 

The experience of the competitors 
ranges from none at all to editors 
of some large high schol newspapers, 
and commercial correspondents. One 
freshman man said 'I'd love to tackle 

New blood invigorated the 1941 
Index last week when eleven sopho- 
mores and one senior turned out for 
, competition. Those among the class 
of 11>4.'S are Lewis Atwood, Joseph 
I Daley, Charles Geer, Nathan Goliek, 
i Irving Gordon, Arnold Kaplinsky, 
Henrietta M. Kreczko, Hourcard Nes- 
jin, Stanley I'olchlopek, Dario I'olitel 
la, and Melvin Small. Senior Doris 
M. Johnson is also competing. 

All sophomore competitors are to 
report with completed assignments 
any time between 8 and 5 p.m this 
afternoon. Next week's assignments 
will be actual work on the 1941 an- 
nual in the department for which 

each competitor has applied. Other 
members of the class of 1!)4.S who 
could not he present last week should 
report at the same time, announces 
David M. Kagan, Associate editor of 
the Index. 

Seniors who are interested in lit- 
erary work are requested to see Edi- 
tor Kuralowicz at the Index office. 

Sophomore competition will cover 
the first semester of the school year. 
At the beginning of the second sem 
ester ten of the competing eopho- 
i mores will be elected to the Index 
board as regular members. 

The Outing Club will join with 
IL I'. I. in entertaining all clubs in 
the Intercollegiate Outing Club Asso 
elation at Lake George this weekend. 

The member* will journey in pri- 
vate cars to Hearthstone Point Camp 
Ground at Lake George Village and 
will open the festivities with a huge 

campflre. Saturday morning, the 

group will assemble at Holton Land- 
ing and paddle six miles up Lake 

George to rtcnic [sand, which will 

be the base camp. All hiking enthusi- 
ast! will bushwhack their way up 
Black Mt. Those who prefer sailing 
will cruise around Lake George. The 
members will cook their suppers out 
doors ami will conclude their day 
with a group sing and folk dancing. 

Current Affairs Club 

Group to Elect Officers In First 

Meeting Scheduled 

This Week 

Randolph SCOTT - Kay FRANCIS 



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SUN.-MON., OCT. 6-7 

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'•"9h triumph! 



Paige's Service 

(Next to Post Office) 


I Socony Products 


2f>. r ) Northampton Road 
Under New Mnnngmujit 


We Also Serve Mreakfast, Oinners 
and Supper* at Reasonable Rates 

The first meeting of the Current 
Affairs Club will he held in the Old 
Chapel Tuesday, October 8. The pur- 
pose of this first meeting will be pure- 
ly that of organisation. A new set of 
Officers will he sleeted to carry on 
for- this year. 

The Current Affairs Club is a 

group which plans to get together 

at least once each month and consid- 
er the problem of our nation and of 
the world at the time. This is done 
through speaker and discussion. Rob 

itics, governmental policies, anything 

concerning "history in the making" 
is open to consideration. Many well 
known nun have been presented and 
more are anticipated for this year's 
program. Organised is at present in 

the hands of the nucleus of last 

year's members who hope to bring 
this group up to the place on cam 
pus which it deserves, Unquestion- 
ably, it's function at this time is 
doubly important in reference to the 
world's present condition. 

Any question concerning the club 
can be referred to Gould Ketchen 
201 Thatcher Hall. 

Enlargement of the three tinging 

bodies on campus j s the big musical 
ihws for this week. Last week's 

Collfiginn epoke of the wealth of 

tinging material available this vear 
and the need for curtailing all or 
ganisations. This week finds sub 

stantial growth for all groups. 

The choir will have now a mem 
bership of fifty five. This group has 
already started preparation of its 
numbers for the weekly vesper scrv 
ices held each Sunday afternoon. In 

questionably the Introduction of the 

choir as a regular feature of each 
week's service has done much to pop- 
ularize vespers. As in tin- past two 
years, later in the season the choir 
will present several special concerts 
A number of appearances will be 
made alone sad several more in con 
junction with the other musical clubs. 
Increase in the men's glee club 
membership will be from the pies 
ent thirty six to fifty. This will give 
more depth of tone so essential for 
the excellence of such a group. The 

women's glee club also will be increas- 
ed to fifty. And similar Improved 
performance is expected from this 
group. The former membership was 
thirty six. It is hardly necessary to 
relate the extensive and intensive 
program so successfully completed 
by these groups | ast yi<ur Needless 
to say, with increased instruction aid 

in the music department, even great 
er thinga may be expected this year. 
Another important possibility will 
be that of a combined 1, r ,() voice en 

sembie, something never before heard 

on this campus. 




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Free Knitting Instructions Given 

The annual competition for drum 
majorette will open tonight in the 
alcove of the Mem. Building at 7:30 
p. m. 

Coeds with a sense of rhythm, per- 
haps a bit of talent and the willing- 
ness to learn are Urged to come out 

for the competition. 

A short but intensive course of 

tody will be offered, so that the 

competition will be completed and Ihe 

drum majorette may he picked by 

the Rhode island game. 

Five coeds have shown their in- 
clination to come out for the compet- 
ition. They are Marion Avery, Marion 
Nsgleschmidt, Ann White, Rita 
Mosely, and Jean Cnrlyle. 

Rec Congress 

Dr. William (J. Vinal, professor of 
nature education at Massachusetts 
State College, and two students, are 
attending the 2gth annual national 
Recreation Congress which opens in 

'Cleveland today for a week's session. 

Accompanying Dr. Vbml an- Thyrsa 

Barton of Amherst and Dorothy 
Wrighl of Lee, students at the State 
College, and Mrs. Vinal. 
^ Dr. Vinal chairman of the State 
College recreation conference com- 
mittee and widely known for his 
pioneer work in nature recreation and 
education will act as chairman of the 
nature section ( ,r the Cleveland Con- 

To he Feted 
On Friday night, October 4, the 

Cleveland Nature Guide School As* 
nociation will entertain Dr. and Mrs. 
Vinal at dinner. 

Dad's Day 









i J I Lunches 

< i 

< i Soda Fountain 


College Store 

Everything for the Student 

Banners and Souvenirs 
Rooks and 



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Prescription Specialists 

Student Supplies 


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Afternoon Taa -Overnight '.s.«t» FUn.|.i.n 

Pomeroy Manor — 1 747 

A Home of Colonial Charm and Refinement 
Rclchertown Road— Route » 
Mn. A. J. Wililner. Prop. 

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Events Scheduled for October 
:i<> Rensselaer Game 


Dad's l)ay, the day when the fath 
SIS Of all the students are invited 
to share in a program of football, 

banquets, speeches, interfraternity 
skits, and general excursion through 

a day of fun and frolic, has been set 
for October 2d. 

The usual registration will take 

place in the morning, when the 

fathers will receive tickets to the var- 
ious activities of the day. 

Norwich (Jame 

In the afternoon, there will be a 
football game with R.I*.I. Univers- 
ity. Pol lowing the game, there will 
be special dinners and banquets in 
the fraternity and .sorority houses. 

In the evening, there will be inter 
fraternity skits in Stockbridpe Hall. 
when the fraternities compete for the 
interfraternity cup. 


^Uei woven Sox, Mallory Hats, Michales Stern Clothes, Worsted Tex Suits, Knit Tex Top Coates, flickock Jewelrv and 

Suspenders, Oakes Sweaters, Arrow Shirio and Shorts and many other nationally known 



Alpha Sigma Phi 
Alpha Sigma Phi announces that 
their new telephone number is 220. 
Phi Sigma Kappa 

Phi Sigma Kappa announces the 
recent pledging of George McSwain, 
Russell McDonald, Herbert Gross, 
Theodore LeMaire, Hay Jarvis, and 
George Entwisle. 


Brown pigskin case containing 
fountain pen and rosary, between 
the Abbey and College Store, last 
Thursday. Finder please return to 
Doris King, Lambda Delta Mu. 
Fernald Ent. Club 

The first meeting of the Fernald 
Entomology Club will be held tonight 
in room K. of the Entomology Build- 
ing at 7:15. Two sound movies, 
"Pond Insects," and "Plant Traps" 
will be shown. The public is invited. 
A business meeting will follow. 
Current Affairs 

The Current Affairs Club will meet 
Tuesday evening at 7:30 in the Old 
Chapel. Members of the faculty and 
student body will discuss the current 
situation and its problems. 

The regular weekly rehearsal of the 
band will be held tonight in the Me- 
morial Building at 7 p. m. The final 
marching drill prior to the University 
of Connecticut trip will be held this 
afternoon at 4:30 on Alumni Fielld. 
All men and women interested in try- 
ing out for twirlers and signal drum 
majors will meet tonight at 7:30 in 
the Memorial Building. 

Alpha Lambda Mu 

Dorothy Wright, '41, is one of two 
students attending the National Ree- 
reeation Conference at Cleveland, Ohio 
this week with Dr. William Vinal. 
Christine Wheeler and Dorothy Kins- 
ley were elected president and sec- 
retary respectively of the pledges .if 
Alpha Lambda Mu Monday evening. 
S. A. E. 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon tak" B 
pleasure in announcing the pledg- 
ing of Francis Buckley of the class 
of 1!)4::. 

Newman Club 

The Newman Club will hold the 
first Communion Breakfast of the 
year on Sunday, October 6, at the 
Parish Hall in Amherst after the ten 
o'clock mass. "And Jesus grew — " 
will be the subject of a talk to be 
given by Chester Kuralowicz. 
Lambda Delta Mu 

Lambda Delta Mu announces that 
Ruth Wood '38 was married August 
31 to Miller Slocum Pillager. 

Spanish Club 
A new organization has made its 
way into the extracurricular list of 
activities at Mass State. The first 
meeting of a Spanish club under the 
direction of Dr. Charles E. Fraker 
was held on Tuesday evening. October 
1 1040 in the seminar room of the 
Old Chapel. The club owes its ex- 
istance to the desire of Doctor Fra- 
ker's advanced Spanish class to gain 
mure profiency in conversation with 
the Spanish idiom. It was agreed that 
one of the most delightful and in- 
teresting approaches to Spanish would 
he through a study of the songs 
poems, literature and dances of Latin 
America, and that future meetings 
WOttld have this study as a program 
basis. It is hoped that eventually the 
entire meeting will he able to bo 
carried OB in Spanish. Milton Weis- 
sberg was elected chairman in charge 
of future programs. 

Theta CM 

Theta Chi takes pleasure in an- 
nouncing the pledging of Richard 
French '43. 

Alpha Gamma Rho 
Alpha Gama Rho takes pleasure 
in announcing the pledging of Joseph 
Dale) '48 and William J. Clark '43. 
Commuters may get College blotters 
at the Mem building from \~ ;<> I 
pan. this afternoon. 

Frosh Girls, We Ask: What Type 
Are You Going to Be, A, B or C? 

To think of it! 300 foot-loose and 
fancy free Freshmen roaming around 
campus. Now anything can happen — 
most probably a social revolution. Of 
course upperclassmen are bee-lining 
to the Abbey. 127 new co-eds are 
something to buzz about. We bet the 
boys from '40 to '44 are losing sleep 
trying to decide which girl to ask to 
Amherst week-end. 

And the gals themselves are in a 
quandry wondering how to act and 
what to do. Well, some of them are. 
We realize that others are not ex- 
actly the type who listen to bedtime 
stories, and, like superior upperclass- 
girls, could get around blindfolded. 

But for the benefit of all involved, 
we have collected extensive data and 
reduced it to three brief classifica- 
tions. After a thorough study of 
these, coeds shall know how to make 
what impression, and e<js can deter- 
mine whether or not to weigh down 
that flighty little number with a fra- 
ternity pin. Any resemblance or sim- 
ilarity in the following to real per- 
sons — living or dead — is neither an 
accident nor purely coincidental. 

Type A 

Type A is a Home Ec. major and 
believes a college education leads to 
things matrimonial. She wears an- 
gora sweaters, cameos, and flared 
skirts. She joins a sorority because 
she loves people. She knits in convo 
cation and specializes in waltzes. She 
subscribes to Mademoiselle and tells 
her mother everything she has done. 
She likes some men. 

Type B 

Type B is a Latin major and be- 
lieves that a college education leads 
to things cultural. She wears some- 
thing — no one ever notices what. She 
joins a sorority for a place to live. 
She enjoys museums and specializes 
in making conversation. She reads 
the National Arckeologieal Magazine 
and tells her professors everything 
she has done. She likes nice men. 

Type C 

Ttf/m C is an Economics major and 
believes that a college education leads 
to things social. She wears lame 
blouses, wide belts, and short skirts. 
She joins a sorority to make connec- 
tions. She adores windy weather and 
specializes in tangoes. She always 
buys the New Yorker and tells her 
friends everything she has done. She 
likes men. 

So now, you know. 

Now is The Time 

But before you Freshmen give or 
receive anything — including little 
fraternity pins and invitations to 
Amherst week-end — we insist that 
you decide what sort of Freshman 
you are going to be for all the time. 
We refuse to have you grinding one 
week and going social the next. As 
college students, you should always 
be consistent. It makes things so 
much easier for the psychologists. 

One Way 

The first method is to study and 
to study terrifically hard. Stamp on 
all desires to try out for the football 
team, the glee club or the Roister 
Doisters. Avoid the opposite sex as 
yon would poisin ivy — unless you 
discover someone who can write high 
grade English themes. Never attend 
Social Union or the dancing class. 
The same goes for vie parties and 
basketball games. Hard? Temporari- 
ly, yes,- -but listen : 

If you have the intelligence of a 
moron and study and study until 
you dream of printed pages so clear 
ly that you can study in your sleep, 
you will not only make the Dean's 
List you will make (op Dean's List 
N'oa- very few people make top Dean's 
List and practically no Freshmen 
do, so the appearance of your name 
in that scholarly column will cause 
I sensation. Sophomores will consid- 
er you their equals. Dr. Glick will 

devise new intelligence tests for you. 
The faculty will marvel and exclaim. 

But this is only the beginning. You 
will return the following September 
to find that your reputation (like 
everyone else) has gained weight 
during the summer. Professors are 
only too happy to let you take un- 
limited cuts. After all, the poor 
dears do not appreciate a genius in 
their classes to tell them how often 
they are wrong. You need not even 
study because the profs will always 
give you A-f's from force of sugges- 

So, for the next three years, you 
can devote part of your time to 
achieving prominence in campus or- 
ganizations and a larger part to 
dates and things. You will not only 
receive a liberal education but grad- 
uate with honors as well. 

And Another Way 

Then there's the opposite approach. 
Don't study at all. Don't even buy 
books, or if you already have them, 
tie them together to make a doorstop. 
Whenever you find that there is not 
a dance or concert or meeting to at- 
tend at State, traipse over to Am- 
herst or Smith and drink in a bit of 
atmosphere. Join the Choir, the De- 
bating Club and all the rest of them. 
Sit up until 2:30 a.m. at bull ses- 
sions. To top everything off, get your- 
self elected to the Collegian stafT and 
then you will either flunk out or come 
so darn close that it is hopeless to 
even think about studying second 
semester. And life becomes gayer 
than ever. Easy? Temporarily, yes, 
— but listen: 

If you have the conscience of Fu 
Manchu, you will repent during the 
summer and come back to school with 
resolutions to get good marks, or at 
least not to flunk any more courses. 
You have a serious talk with your 
major adviser and really begin to 
feel enthused about learning. But 
you are up against it. The boys or 
girls at the House still expect you to 
act like the life of the party, and 
you do not want to let them down too 
suddenly. The professors, under the 
same impression, always give you 
D's — from force of suggestion. 

But this is only the beginning. 
If you grind away for the next year 
or so, your friends will begin to help 
by never asking you to go places 
anymore, and your professors may 
begin to realize that you are a little 
above a border-line case. They may 
even condescend to raise your mark 
to a C. However, do not expect to 
graduate with your class. This hap- 
pens only in very rare instances. 

A Happy Medium 

Of course, there is a happy medi 
um— if you can afford it. That is, 
to study one year and play the next, 
thus taking eight years, or as many 
as you wish. But, obviously, there 
would be no advantage in this plan 
for, if you had that much money in 
the first place, you might better en- 
roll at Hamerst or Skipmore and 
major in honeymoon bridge or ski 
jumping. It is done by the best people, 
you know. 

In the event that none of these 
methods appeal to you, there is one 
remaining choice. If a gal, flutter 
your eyelashes at some hard work- 
ing graduate student who will marry 
you as soon as he gets his degree. 
And if you are a gentleman, we ad 
vise you to take that job Dad offered 
you in his store and settle down with 
a Type A coed. Instead of railing 
cain, you can raise children and 
gladioli. In five years Dad will give 
you the store and you will become a 
prominent figure in the community. 
As a solid citizen, you are certain to 
become involved in politics, and soon- 
er or later you will be sent to Bos 
ton, a senator. Then you can vote to 
convert State into a university. 






American Legion 

Weiss be 1 1 

Lots of news, of things happening. 
You want to know about them ? Well 
I'll tell you. 

Last week, a very serious and 
powerful pact was enacted. The three 
great Fascist powers of Europe and 
Asia, namely Italy, Germany and 
Japan, have united to bring about 
a "new world order." Terms of the 
pact are the following: 1. Europe is 
the sphere for conquest by Germany 
and Italy. 2. Asia is the sphere for 
Japan. 3. The three nations are to 
unite in action if any of the three 
is attacked by a "power not involved 
in the present European war or in 
the Chinese-Japanese conflict." 

Great stuff — great stuff. The 
boys are ganging up on us. They 
feel that we ought to stay out; 
in fact, they are determined that 
we shall stay out, otherwise it 
might prove just a little bit dif- 
ficult to shove that "new order" 
down the world's throat. Of 
course, we also want peace. We 
want peace, and then Congress 
appropriates ten or twenty more 
million, or is it billion, for Nat- 
ional Defense. Of course, they'll 
have to eventually come out with 
the truth, but even though the 
truth is staring right at us, the 
average American refuses to see 
it, and still sighs "peace, peace". 
Right now it's hurry, hurry, get 
ready for war, under a mask of 
National Defense. Equipment be- 
ing prepared now will certainly 
not he allowed to rust and be- 
come obsolete, while waiting for 
bogey-man Hitler to cross three 
thousand miles of ocean and say 
"boo to us. Soon the United 
States will decide to get insul- 
ted, and then we'll be in there 
"with both dukes flying." 
Now, for some choice bits. Italy 
and Germany are just about ready 
to swoop through Spain on to Gibral- 
tar. Mussolini and Hitler have pro- 
mised Spain that she may have Gi- 
braltar to play with, once they get 
control of the Mediterranean. Japan's 
action in landing troops at the port 
of Haiphong, Indo-China, in spite of 
the warning of the American Govern- 
ment certainly brought action from 
Uncle Sam last week. President 
Roosevelt issued an order effective 
October 16 which forbids export of 
all types of scrap iron and steel ex- 
cept to Great Britain and the Western 
Hemisphere. Since ninety percent of 
Japan's scrap iron and steel comes 
from the United States, Japan got 
"good and sore," so there. The Ex- 
port-Import Bank of America an- 
nounced a loan of twenty-five million 
American dollars to China. This got 
Japan still more "good and sore." 
United States puzzle for the week: 
Japan or Germany, — which? 

The R. A. F. continues to swap 
blows with the Nazi air arm. Last 
week British fliers struck at the Tem- 

l plehof Airport, the Schoenberg rail 
road yard, power plants and ordna&ct 
factories. The Berliners as well u 
Londoners are living, never knoeiaj 
when they'll wake up and find them 
: selves dead. 

Frenchman was pitted against 
Frenchman, last week, when a eonvoj 
of British controlled Frenchmen pit. 
ted itself against the German French- 
men at Dakar. After a bitter battle, 
British Frenchmen withdrew, lawn 
in a Chess Game, poor Frenchmen. 
The Italian army is already seventy 
five miles deep into Egypt on its way 
to the Suez Oanal. Fascist pressure 
is being put on King Farouk of 
Egypt to turn Fascist and declare 
allegiance to the axis. Farouk ha> 
replied by arresting sixty thousand 
Italian residents as a possible Fifth 
column. Good work, Farrie old man, 
good work. 

Now for some national bul- 
letins. Records for voluntary 
peacetime enlistment were brok- 
en last week at the recruiting 
stations of the United Btatai 
Army. Registration day will soon 
be here, October 16, you know. 
Besides the bases we received foi 
over-age ( ? ? ? ) destroyers, plan- 
are now being made for a defense site 
to be located in Newfoundland. 

After a trip in which he made hu; 
dreds and hundreds of speeches, an 
which carried him into every vit: I 
political district in the country, pre- 
idental candidate Wendell Willki- 
returned to his Fifth Avenue fa 
last week with a sore throat and a 
firm belief in himself as "the 
destined to save America from total- 
itarianism." "I want to give laboi 
jobs," he said, but neglected to state 
whether he would call them W. P. A, 
or what. 

Last week, sixty-thousand men n 
vari-colored uniforms made up an 
American Legion Convention in 
Boston. The theme of the conventi< I 
was National Defense, but all eye 
witness reports indicate that the 
original purpose degenerated into a 
contest to see which member could 
absorb the most "spiritus frumenti." 
A few of the more serious delepat' - 
managed to take time off from riding 
around in choo-choo trains, harmon- 
izing together in raucous fashion and 
generally shocking staid and puritan- 
ical old Boston, long enough to pa>> 
resolutions urging "every practicable 
aid to Great Britain." The Legion 
also declared itself united 'as an "Am 
erican Column to fight the Fifth 

Columns to the right of us 
coulmns to the left of us. We now 
close our own private little 
column for this week with hum- 
ble thanks to Dr. T. for his well 
deserved criticism of last week 
regarding our error in usage of 
the Linnaean system of binomial 











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State, Like Boston College, Points 
To a Starring Freitas-Benny, Here 

njfi v 

.■It in 

By Bkrt R. Hvman 

making a gridiron reputu- 
himself at Massachusetts 
which will compare favorably 
that of his older brother, John- 
<,• fiats with the inflated pig- 
Boston College are still pleas- 
i lections for Eagle alumni, 
ind (Benny) Freitas is now in 
year here and starting his 
eat 0O Head Coach Eb Car- 
Maroon and White varsity 

fht husky Fairhaven boy has 

up about 10 pounds since his 

sophomore year and perhaps to use 

eight where it will do the most 

.,„„!_ the State mentor is electing to 

„ i;. nay at fullback rather than at 

,,ft halfback where he performed so 


210 pound backs may be not 
. ,.,, mobile on a gridiron but no such 
thing occurs in the case of Freitas. 
H, can get up plenty of speed 
straightaway and has the happy fac- 
uitv of going into a side slip when 
wuld-be tackier looms on his hori- 
■,,n oftentimes, too, an inspiring op- 
ponent feels the force of Benny's 
straight arm. 

He comes under the heading of a 
triple threat without any stretch of 
mugination. Scouts who visited 
\ umm Field last season to see just 
it their teams would have to con- 
•, ml with later on, made plenty of 
aotei about his ability as an open 
field runner, passer and punter. Few 
small college elevens in New England 
this autumn will possess a cooler or 
more accurate tosser of aerials. Time 
ami again during the 1931) season 
would fade back and dodge away 
• in one or more would-be tacklers 
ur straight-arm them and stall until 
he could spot a man in the clear. His 
ability to hit a spot with a pass is 
uncanny. There is nothing at all 
wrong with his kicking either and 
Mveral teams were sorely embarrass- 
ed by his quick kicks last year. 
Injuries kept Freitas either totally 
live or limited his participation 
ii much of the schedule last season. 
One >>f his difficulties was a trick 
knee and to correct this disability he 
anderwent an operation during the 
Caster vacation. Benny was injured 
ii in the game against Spring- 
field last week but has recovered 
fl mi that mishap. To all intents and 
|tarpQses Benny is now 100 per cent 
■ far as physical condition is con- 
1 tried and this means that State op- 
net- have a big worry on their 


Indians Boast Veteran Squad 

— Maroon Bootera May 


Sports fans on campus this week 
will be treated to a great exhibition 
as the Maroon soccer team plays host 
to the Dartmouth Indians on Alumni 
Field, Saturday. With the football 
team travelling to Storrs a large 
crowd of football rooters will be out 
en masse to cheer the hooters. 

Dartmouth conies down with a 
team made up largely of juniors who 
played as a team last year, losing 
five games by a 3-2 score. This year 
with practically the same squad tak- 
ing the field for the Green and 
White Dartmouth expects to roll up 
an envious record. Yet the Statesmen 
too, are out for laurels this year and 
a fast, driving battle is expected. 

Dartmouth as yet has not played 
any scheduled games while the Brigg- 
adiers lost a close one to Rensselaer 
last week. With this one game's ex- 
perience under their belts the locals 
feel that they have an advantage. 

Refusing to comment on the out- 
come, Briggs says that the game is 
apt to go either way. The team 
strengthened by the return of half- 
back Erickson is in great spirit and 
will be out for a win. 


Only G5 frosh reported to Coach 
Bill Frigard last wek for instruction 
in frosh football. The number of 
candidates now drilling in the fun- 
damentals of football is well under 
last year's total. 

The candidates for football are as 
follows: Aldrich, D. Anderson, Bak- 
er, Barry, Blauer, Borowski, Bur- 
lington, Carlson, Paul Cole, Damon, 
Dickerman, R. Colella, Driscoll, Droz- 
dal, Dunham, Farper, Fedeli, Forest, 
Freedman, Garnett, Garvin, Giannot- 
ti, T. Godek, Green, Hibbard, Hitch 
cock, L. Hollis, Irzyk, Jackler, Kap- 
lan, Karp, Karvonen, Kosciusko, 
Mann, Marcoullier, Markowitz, Mas 
cho, Masi, McEwan, McKay, Morton, 
S. urachver, R. Norton, O'Leary, 
Daniel O'Shea, C. Parker, Promisel, 
Pushee, Race, Ritter, Salk, Gordon 
Smith, Stahlberg, Chester Stern, 
Surgen, Tolman, Trowbridge, Twyble, 
Walsh, Webster, A. F. White-, 
Wright, R. Wroe, and H. D. Fish 
gal and I. Saltzman managers. 



Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 


A fumble and a blocked kick en- 

'lu' Springfield Maroons to 

wag up a 13 to 6 season opener vic- 

"'7 against Massachusetts State 

last Saturday at Alumni 

1 "Id. Springfield took control of 

■ all the way, and except for 

'" perfect spinner with State's 

Buddy Evans on the running side, 

1 isetts was virtually helpless. 

Hie second quarter of the game 

I all the scoring of the day. 

fumble gave the ball to 

i at the end of the first per- 

] < aid Hartlett of Springfield went 

< right side of the line for 

uker by the visitors, while 

I'lace kicked the extra 

"" first and only score by the 
came when Dan Carter, 
partially blocked a punt 
finally picked up and car- 
' ' Springfield 23 yard line 
"din. Then Massachusetts 
r one of its few respectable 
the afternoon. Bud Evans 
: 'H, faked a pass to a team- 
pun around his own left 
three Springfield men af- 
1 spedy State back turned 
'•>' to go more than half 
- the field as he swept 
' right side of the Spring- 
to score. Two extra point 
"V State, the second after a 
offside, were bad. 
q punt blocked by Capt. 

Grant of the invaders gave Spring- 
field the ball on the Massachusetts 
13 yard line. Two line plays and a 
flat pass brought the ball to State's 
two, and Miller went across for the 
winning tally. 

With Ralph Simmons doing yeo- 
man duty on the right side of the 
State line, the visitors were forced 
to concentrate their ofTense on the 
left. This side of the State line weak- 
ened under the attack, and when the 
Statesmen tried to get their own 
running plays going they found 
Springfield jerseys trickling into the 
backfield all the time from the short 
side of the State line. 
srrtiNfiFiEi.n state 

S.uimihk <-y, Linrk. !'•. ><■. J. Lnrkin, Kimball 
Kurth. Mniltlnck, Shurnway. It 

rt, Mann, Spencer 
Spaulilintf, Linener-jrer. \g 

rK, Simmonn. Crain 
Collins. Porter. Coe, c » Hrnily 

Schiffer, Antfier Fnvor, rg 

\u. Mrpnnouirh, Wolk, flnnlner 

Grant, Ferina. rt It. Werme 

Sabetto. JoKoi'h.ton, Deyo. re 

le, SkoKsber*, Carter 
SholoR, Larson, i|b 

i|b, Ryan, Naxtri, tuMmt 
Bartlett, Barrow, Ihb 

rhb, Biillork, Evan*. Salwak 
Dockham. Miller, rhb 

Ihb, Santin. Se.-ry, Bullork 
Gurney, Jarosr. I/orenz. fb 

fb. Freitas. Fiold, Orona 
Srore: Springfield 13. State 6. Touchdown* : 
Bartlett, Miller. Evans. Point after tourh- 
down : llorkham (placement kickl. 



B«r« Hyman 

Maroon murnierings . . . ('apt. 
Simmons playing roving center last 
Saturday and cutting loose with 
some terrific blocks and tackles . . . 
Ralph was really fast on his feet. 
If the husky State guard does not 
make several "All" teams I miss my 

Matty Kyan played a great game 
for State until a broken cleat cut 
through his shoe and forced him to 
the sidelines. Considering the fact 
that all the boys were trying hard 
to impress the coaches in their first 
game, it is remarkable to note that 
there was not one penalty against 

Last week it came to my attention 
that several of the lads were peeved 
because I did not come out with a 
prediction for the game. Just to sat- 
isfy everybody . . . although Connec- 
ticut is favored to whip the local 
eleven ... I pick State to win by the 
somewhat fantastic score of 19 to 
13. Don't laugh. Even though I was 
pretty consistent in missing all the 
games last week, I feel that the team 
has more than a fighting chance. 

According to football ratings re- 
leased this week, Connecticut stands 
only 2.7 points higher than Massa 
chusetts. And if you think that I'm 
going to let two points spoil my af- 
ternoon . . . 

And now to unlimber a few choice 
expletives on one of my pet peeves. 
Last Saturday while walking sadly 
home from the football exhibition I 
overheard several frosh snickering 
loudly about State's "moral victory." 
This gripes me . . . it burns me up. 
The expression seems to have been 
worked to the point where every 
callous little frosh wants to be the 
first to shout it to his fellows. 

It seems to Die that every single 
student of Massachusetts State Col 
lege would be proud of his school, 
would build it up Instead of push it 
down. How about just a little spirit, 
frosh? Whether State liar, a good or 
bad or indifferent team should make 
not a particle of difference. The im- 
portant thing is that the team is a 
part of YOUR school and a part of 
you. Cheer that team, give it the ben- 
efit of your support in every possible 
way. When they lose, point to the 
game ahead . . . when they win, 
chalk it up. Then you'll find that you 
won't ever have to speak of "moral 
victories." With a loyal student body 
behind it, no team can lose. 


Fast, Shifty and Experienced Nutmegger Backfield Expected t<> 
Trouble Statesmen with Running, Patting Locals 

Will Have Edge on Hanks 


('apt. Kimball and Putney 

Certain of Starting 



Captain William Kimball and 
Chester Putney have already clinched 
places on the varsity cross country 
team that meets Northeastern in 
Boston on October 12, Coach Llewel- 
lyn L. Derby declared yesterday. 

"However," continued the genial 
harrier mentor, "five other places on 
the club are wide open and we won't 
know until next Monday's final time 
trials just who will make the trip 
besides Kimball and Putney." 

Greene Faster 

He pointed out that Brad Greene, 
not yet in the tip top condition that 
the two veterans have been exhibit 
ing in daily workouts, is getting fast- 
er every day and "should" make the 
team. Mo Leland is recuperating 
from a tenacious cold that has him 
sniffling at every third stride. David 
Morrill finds chores at the college 
store interfering with proper train- 
ing. Rus MacDonald must cut time 
trials to hustle over to Draper Hall 
to feed the hungry freshmen. So the 
story goes. 

Time Trial 

Hut Eric Greenfield and Dick Hay- 
ward as well as Harold Mosher are 
slowly loosening up and, along with 
the candidates engaged in inconven- 
ient work, will face Coach Derby's 
starting pistol by the north end of 
the Physical Educational Building 
Monday afternoon to fight for the 
Open places on the Statesmen's cross 
country force. Putney, pressing for 
fast time Monday, turned in a 21 :4. r > 
clocking for the varsity course that 
any man will have to topple off the 
season's books before beating the 
rangy lad from up Vermont way. It 
should be a sparkling, fast race. 

With the first mmeet still more than 
a week away, the Statesmen are try- 
ing to be in the best of condition for 
the grueling course at Franklin 
Park, Boston, where they meet North- 
eastern on October 12. 

A slightly battered State football 

eleven Invades storrs Saturda) to 

(five battle to a strong but aching 
Connecticut. The Nutmeggeis will he 
rated tops in this contest by virtue 
of one of the fastest anil shiftiest 
backlields in I 'Conn history, with 

veterans Rorvath, Mitchell, Walt 

man and Donnelly. 


This game, from all indications, 
will be one of the bone crushing var- 
iety, with two hard charging lines 
at work. Both teams boast strong 
starters at the tackle and guard posi- 
tions. For the UConns, Silverstein 
and co captain Pnpanns will play the 
guard positions, while the Statesmen 
will start with ('apt. Ralph Simmons 
and McDonough. Androsko and 
Booth are slated to start for the 
Nutmeggers at tackle, and they will 
be opposed by Carl Werme and Paul 
Dwyer if his leg injury is improved. 
Week End 

The Statesmen are expected to 
send a good many of their attacks 
through the center of the Connecticut 
line where only one man, Wizoreck 
will he carrying the burden of the 
game. A line weak at the ends is 
likely to cause the Nutmeggers no 
little trouble before the day is over. 
End sweeps are the order of the day 
for the State attack with probably 
quite a few passes. 


In fact, the air is expected to be 
filled with tosses by both teams. Bob 
Donnelly, who caused the Statesmen 
plenty of trouble last year, has no 
peer as a passer in small college 
circles and will be out there throw- 
for the UConns again, with four very 
good pass receivers on the other end. 

The Statesmen will probably come 
up with one definite advantage over 
Conne c ticut. Despite the versatility 
of the Nutmeg backs, there is not an 
experienced kicker in the lot. This 
weakness will decrease the crTectivo- 
ness of the UConn attack. In an ex- 
change of punts, Paul Skogsberg, ace 
punter for Massachusetts, will gain 
yardage for his team every time. 

Another slight edge the Maroon 
may hold will be the backfield de- 
partment, strangely enough. Connect- 
icut is sadly lacking in good reserve 
hacks, while State will have the be- 
nefit of pratically three full back- 


Experienced Men Bring Smiles 

to Face of Coach Derby 

This Week 

"Six men out for freshman cross 
country last year, and this year I'm 
sending a total of eighteen boys out 
over the course every afternoon!" 
said Coach Llewellyn Derby yester 
day afternoon b etween broad grins. 

"And, what's more, a large part of 
the eighteen aspirants for the frosh 
team are seasoned cross country men. 
Yes, I look for a team from these 
boys that will be much stronger than 
the usual first year outfit." 

With only one full week of prac- 
tice behind them the cubs do, indeed, 
step along at a confident, strong clip 
that promise ill tidings for the Am- 
herst frosh in the first meet on Oc- 
tober 18 at Amherst. For example, 
Roland Freeman, graduate of An- 
dover Academy, has a 4:42 mile to 
his credit already; Lloyd Fitzpatrick 
ran track at Wakefield High; W. 
Earls Newton was a cinder man at 
Millrose High; Ray Hollis, from 
West Boylston, has run ten mile road 
races and «hould find the 2 710 
course well ■ ithin his grasp; Charles 
Rogers was a x-country runner at 
Medway High. 

Last Saturday Coach Larry Hriggs 
and his varsity hooters invaded the 
Rensselaer battleground and although 
losing .'! 2, the local s<|Uad turned 
in a very encouraging game. Consid- 
ering the fact that the newspapers at 
Rensselaer gave the Statesmen little 
chance against the Engineers, it be 
comes very evident that the soccer 
club is headed for a good season as 
shown by the fine brand of booting 
displayed at Troy. 

Starting just a bit shakily, prob- 
ably because a great part of the Op- 
ening lineup was Com pos ed of men 
playing their first game in varsity 
uniform, the Brigg-adiers gave way 
when Hartnell, Rensselaer's brilliant 
center forward forced his way 
through and drove in the first tally. 
A few moments later Sp inOS Rotter 
picked up a loose ball ami evened up 
the score. 

In the second half, Hartnell again 
penetrated the defense and drove 
home the second goal for the En 
gineers. Red Mullany, State's left 
wing, who played a great offensive 
game, evened the score when he 
scooted down the sidelines to grab a 
fast pass from Captain Simons and 
boot it past the Rensselaer goalie. 

The lack of seasoned substitutes at 
this time began to tell, and the En- 
gineer's outside right, Wilms, scored 
his first goal in four years of col- 
legiate soccer to give R. P. I. the 
fleciding marker. 

Outstanding in the State offensive 
wen- Mullaney and Potter, who scor- 
ed both goals, and also Jim Calla 
nan, Wat Ackroyd, and Cibby Arn 
old. Excelling the fine play of the 
forward line was the performance 
turned in by the Massachusetts de- 
fense. In this first eaine, Larry 
Hriggs saw in Ed Podolak and Stan 
Gisienski two nun who are definitely 
slated for All-New England honors, 
since both are hut sophomores. Stan 
seemed to be all over the field, and 
not until he was struck in the face 
by a loose ball was he removed from 
the game fi>r a short time. Podolak 
roamed about the area in front of the 

cage, sending long boots deep into 

enemy territory. These two men can 
not bo given enough credit for the 
way they fought back their oppon 

Captain Hop Simons played his 
usual reliable game at his lefthalf 
position. Solly Klaman, Clem Burr, 
and Woody Jacobson also did well 
from their backfield berths. A great 
factor in resisting Rensselaer's at- 
tempt to score was Vern Smith the 
local goalie who stretched his long 
body across the goal mouth to toss 
numerous goal attempts out into the 
clear. Bombarded though he was 
Smitty held up when pressure was 
on. Lambie Erickson, veteran half- 
back was still sidelined with his foot 
injury but will be ready for the Dart- 
mouth game on the home field this 
Saturday afternoon. 


". C. Library. 



Clothing - Shoes - Haberdashery - Athletic Goods 

Graff Ballet Comes to State Next Wednesday 
In First Presentation of Social Union Series 

Continued from Page 1 

The second number on the program 
introduces Grace and Kurt Graff in 
"Con Vivo," an abstract dance of in- 
troduction done in a light, carefree 
manner to music by Scarlatti. 

"Garden Party," a satire on the 
boredom of a mythical king and 
queen with their social duties, and 
the superficiality of society, is the 
third ballet. In it the entire company 

The Graffs make their second ap 
pearance on the program in "Ro- 
mance," which is danced to the ac- 
companiment of music by Satie. 
"Ode to Living," the group's newest 
ballet, uses the entire company. It is 
a dance of two women who meet 
death — one whose taste for life has 
scarcely awakened, and the other 
whose over-eager love of life finds 

realization only in death. The inter- 
woven theme is the persistent pulse 
of life springing from the passing 
tread of death. Mr. Graff dances two 
roles in this ballet, the role of "Death 
and of the Last Lover." Grace Graff 
dances the "Daughter in the Street." 

"Renaissance," done in the mode 
of the Borgia period, "Vintage of 
DJ12," and "Singing Earth" conclude 
the program. "Vintage of 1912" is an 
impression of early American rag- 
time with a medley of popular tunes, 
featuring the Graffs and seven of the 
corps de ballet. 

Students may use their Student 
Activities tickets for admission to 
the event. Faculty may be admitted 
by special tickets which are now 
available at the treasurer's office. The 
price for these tickets, which are 
good for the entire season, is one dol- 
lar and fifty cents. 


Dr. Rohr Releases Final Setup 

of Plans for 


Dr. Charles J. Rohr announces that 
plans for the Fifth Annual Confer- 
ence on Governmental Problems, 
which will be held on campus Novem- 
ber 15-16, are progressing smoothly. 

The important topics which will be 
discussed during the two days ses- 
sions are: "Council-Manager Govern- 
ment for Massachusetts Cities", 
"County Government in Masachusetts 
Financing the City's Program", 
"Municipal Reports", "Progress of 
Planning and Zoning in Massach- 
usetts", "Public Education and Mun- 
icipal Government", "Powers ami 
Duties of Town Finance Committees", 
'Proportional Representation", "Or- 
ganization for Effective Administra- 
tion in Towns and Cities", "Central- 
and "New Duties of Selectmen". 

These topics will be treated by 
noted speakers who will present 
addresses on Friday, November 15, 
beginning at 1:80 p. m. Each speaker 
is allowed 20 minutes to present his 
views. On Saturday morning begin- 
ning at 9 :.'{() a. m., there will be a 
round table discussion. This discus- 
sion is in charge of the members of 
the State College staff and will in- 
clude questions concerning the topics 
which have been treated and any 
problems which are confronting any 
member of the audience. 

Dr. Rohr has secured many well- 
known speakers for this conference. 
James B. Taylor, Secretary of the 
Vermont State Chamber of Commerce 
of Burlington, Vt., will speak on "An- 
nual Town Reports". Taylor is rec- 
ognized for his efforts in moderniz- 
ing Vermont Town Reports. Herman 
C. Loeffler, Executive Director of 
Boston Municipal Reaseareh Bureau 
will discuss "Methods of Voting by 
proportional Representation". As a 
feature, Loeffler will conduct a dem- 
onstration of voting by proportional 
representation. The National Munici- 
pal LeagM will send one of its ex- 
perts who will speak on "City Mana- 
ger Form of Government." Other 
speakers will present expert views 
on current topic < f interest to every 


The Conference wil be under the 

direction of a committee of prof- 
essors and instructors representing 

are assisting Dr. Rohr in completing 
the details. 


The annual razoo struggle, a tra- 
ditional feature of freshmen-sopho- 
more rivalry, will be conducted in a 
new manner this year under the di- 
rection of the Senate. The program 
will open Saturday afternoon at 3:30 
with three boxing and three wrestling 
bouts on the campus green. If the 
weather is inclement, the bouts will 
be held in the Cage. Between 25 and 
35 individual pond battles will be held 
following the matches. A platform 
will be anchored in the middle of the 
pond for the performers. Representa- 
tives of each class will try to send 
his opponent mudbound. 

Five points will be awarded for 
victory in the bouts. One point will 
reward the victor in the mid-pond 

Student Tax 

Breakdown of Activities Tax 

Shows Distribution 

of Money 

This is where your money goes 
when you pay your activities tax of 
$13.50 each semester according to a 
break-down of the fee released yes- 
terday. Athletic activities take the 
largest portion with academic activi 
ties next in line. 

Academic activities $3.75 

Athletic activities 8.76 

Judging teams 25 

United Religious Council 25 

Social Union 50 

Class tax i 50 

W. S. G. A ^20 

Senate 30 

Nature Club 

17 MORE 

Continued from Page 3 

ducts, Grand Hotel, St. Thomas, 
Virgin Islands. 

Shepardson, Daniel E., Starrett Tool 
Co., Athol, Mass. 

Stranger. Homer L., Wheeler and 

Taylor let' Cream Plants, Keene, New 


This year the Amherst Nature Club 
1 will feature outside speakers. Such 
] well known authorities as Dr. Wil- 
liam B. Kirkham, Springfield biolo 
gist, David Alyward, President of the 
National Wildlife Association, Russell 
Mason, Secretary of the Massachu 
'setts Audubon Society, Mrs. Spencer 
Flo, Wildflower enthusiast of Green- 
field, Harold Cook, Chief Forester of 
Massachusetts, and Dr. Frank A. 
Waugh of Amherst, will be among the 
speakers heard at Club meetings dur- 
ing the 1040*41 season. 

Dr. William B. Kirkham, popular 
Springfield Biologist, will discuss 
"The Stars" at the first meeting of 
the year. This meeting scheduled for 
Tuesday, October 8th, will be held in 
French Hall, M. S. C. Campus, at 
7:80 p.m., and like all Amherst Na- 
tnre Cittb programs will be open to 
all Interested people in Amherst an. I 
the neighboring towns. 


SAT. 3:30 P.M. 

R. O. T. C. 

Promotions of the members of the 
present senior class to be Cadet Sec- 
ond Lieutenants was announced by 
Lt. Colonel Donald A. Young. At the 
same time the ilst of juniors selected 
for the advance course was made 

The list of juniors who have suc- 
cessfully passed their physical ex- 
aminations is as follows: Andrew, 
Atwood, Avery, Bennett, Bishop, Car- 
ter, Conley, Cressy, Doubleday, Erick- 
son, Gaumond, Gilman, Gordon, 
Greenfield, Hatch, Kennedy, Kimball, 
Lafleur, Laliberte, Langton, Leland, 
MacDougall, Melnick, Moffitt, Nau, 
Pierce, Seery, Shepardson, Stone, 
Sullivan, Tewhill, Tripp, Trufant, 
Wall, White and Wiliams. 

The following seniors were pro- 
moted to cadet second lieutenants: 
Bolte, Schenker, Jones, Broderick, 
Bragdon, Crerie, Haskell, Aykroyd, 
Knight, Hall, Foley, Coffey, King, 
Tillson, Burr, Hendrickson, Scollin, 
Skogsberg, Morytko, Bassett, Hamel, 
Goodwin, Simons, and Prouty. 


A distinguished collection of litho- 
graphs by Stow Wengenroth is now 
on exhibition in the Mem Building. 
Wengenroth is one of the best known 
artists in this field. 

The collection will be on display 
until October 15. Dr. Frank A. 
Waugh points out that this collection 
contains many unusually fine speci- 
mens of work portraying New Eng 
land scenery. Especially fine are the 
marines in which every texture of 
the rocks on the beaches becomes alive 
before the eyes. 

The presnt exhibit was loaned to 
the college by the Associated artists 
of New York. 

French Club 

Elizabeth Reynolds was elected 
president of the Cercle Francaise last 
Friday night. Other officers elected in- 
clude Kay Tully, vice-president; 
Gertrude Goldman, secretary; and 
Nellie Wozniak, treasurer. The club, 
formed last year under the direction 
of Prof. Stowell Coding, has been 
reorganized under student manage- 
ment, and offers an hour of conver- 
sational French and fun every Friday 
night from 7 to 8 p. m. All students 
of French are welcome; meetings are 
held in the Chapel seminar room. 


Dr. Frank A. Waugh, Profesm 
Emeritus of Landscape Archituctuf 
at Massachusetts State College, ari( < 
photographer par excellence, receath 
presented to the Jones Library n Co ]. 
lection of 96 photographs of AnhtM 
people, taken at various times 
1906. All of these photographs of 
local merchants, college president. 
teachers, and others have been aut 
graphed by the donor and some hau. 
been autographed by the person photo- 

Some of the most interesting pe r . 
sons included in the collection are 
Ray Stannard Baker (David Graysono 
author; Walter D. Cowls, timber aper 
ator; Robert Frost, poet; Fred Stone 
real estate man and father of Harland 
F. Stone, Justice of the Supreme 
Court, and Winthrop E. Stone, at one 
time President of Purdue University 
both of whom are represented in the 
collection; Edwin A. Grosvenor college 
teacher and fathor of the twin Grosve- 
nor sons who built up the National 
Geographic Magazine to its present 
standing; E. A. Thompson, "Uncle 
Eddie", expert mechanic; and Wil- 
liams Glasgow, one time coachmar 
to college faculty families, who died 
last year at the age of 90 years. 
Altogether this makes a very valuable 
addition to the local history collector 
in the Library. 

tf/C^^Z-^* ^ 

. . . that means Chesterfield 

lhere's a whole World's Series of 
good smoking in Chesterfields . . .that's why 
it's the smoker's cigarette. The best tobaccos 
in all of Tobaccoland . . . blended together 

Do you smoke the 
cigarette that SATISFIES 


Prof. Frandsen 
The American Dairy Science As 

socistion at its annual meeting hon 
"»"' 1 Prof, J. II. Frandsen, head of 
the department of Dairy Industry, 
bjf presenting him with the distin- 
guished service placue. 

Paul Derringer, on* of 

the game's groat pitchers 
pleases tho crowds., just a* 
Chesterfield satisfies millions 
of smokers I 


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No I 


K g ppa Sigma Fraternity Tops 
List With Twenty-Five 
— T.E.P. Next 

The annual fall rushing period is 
noW concluded and the results have 
announced by the faculty advis- 
„ n ,,1' the International fraternity 
i ,,uncil. 152 members of the freshman 
dass, 59 per cent of the '44 male 
stalwart* pledged different fraterni- 
Lsst year 61% of the men of 
'43 became affiliated with local and 
nations] chapters on campus. Last 
year Kappa Sigma and Sigma Phi 
Kpsilon were in first positions re- 

Kappa Sigma Leads 

Kappa Sigma led for the second 
rear in succession with 24 pledges. 
Tau Epsilon Phi followed in second 
place with 22 new additions. Alpha 
1 lamina Rho held third place with 
>\ prospective members. Phi Sigma 
Kappa with 20 and Sigma Phi Epsilon 
with 19 closely trailed the leaders. 
Lambda Chi Alpha and Theta Chi 
were tied with 14 apiece. Alpha Epsi- 
lon Pi with 11, Q.T.V. with 9, Alpha 
Si;rma Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon 
•1 each completed the list of first 
-emester pledges. 

New System 

Rushing this year was conducted 
f ". the first time under a preferential 
bidding system. There was an open 
rushing period of two weeks duration 
it compared to the eight weeks of 
end rushing held last year. 

Under this new system freshmen 

obliged to indicate then first 

four choices and these were compared 

with the bids submitted by the fra- 


Deati Lanphear, Professor Smart, 
Md Mr. Varley comprised the Corn- 
ell did the selecting. 
Freshmen who did not pledge will 
t >><• permitted to do so until sec- 
"lester. As usual, upperclass 
PWsinf may be carried on at any 
"me, under the Interfraternity Coun- 
" filiations. 



(apt. Ralph Simmons 


Philadelphia 'Ledger' Feature 

Writer Discusses 


Marshall O. Lanphear 

C. William Duncan, well-known 
journalist, at this morning's convo- 
cation discussed several of the fa- 
mous persons he has interviewed in 
the past few years. He also related 
some of hi.! experiences in covering 
numerous sensational news stories. 

Mr. Duncan's life is typical of 
many newspaper men now famous in 
the business. He started out as a cub 
reporter, and worked his way up to 
his present position of feature writer 
for the Philadelphia Evening Public 
Ledger. In his present position he is 
a well known figure in the newspaper 
world. He is also well-known here on 
campus, for he has made se\eral 
previous visits. Probably many stu 
dents will not remember him, for his 
last visit was about five years ago, 
at which time he made a lasting im- 
pression upon his audience. 

Several members of the faculty and 
friends attended a luncheon given j n 
Mr. Duncan's honor at the Faculty 
Hub at the Stockbridge House after 
his lecture. 


Frank M. Simons, president 
of the Interfraternity Council, 
announced today that preliminaries 
for the Intrfraternity skits which 
will be given on Dad's Day, Oct- 
ober 26, will be held Tuesday 
night October 22, in llowker 


.Marshall o. Lanphear Will Head College Board in Charge of 

Absentee Registration at Memorial Building! October it; 

From 7 a.m. to i) p.m. 

1S0G0N TO BE NEW I 21.35 age um.t 

Seniors Will be Chosen to 
Honorary Society in 
Near Future 

Registrants Need No Advance 

Preparation For Draft 

Graff Ballet Draws a Large 

Audience at 1st Presentation 

" applause is any indication of 

- Graff Ballet with Grace 

Kurt Graff scored a huge tri- 

la*t night in Stockbridge Hall. 

1 approximately 850 seats in 

Auditorium there were 17 


outstanding part of the 
"Romance" with Grace 
Graff. The shimmering 
• "M nines made the cxcel- 
lUOtlon, power and grace 

1 supreme. 

' ■ the Living the audience 

llbound by the spectacle 

'■nl pulse of life" go- 

the passing tread of 

1 'lie could have heard a 

the auditorium despite 

• ties there. 

caught every bit of air 
the billows <>f the flow. 

death in which he was 

"'is dance. The Graffs 

> " the show from 

Who gave excellent 

' The eppIattSt at the 

•• was tremendous 

<d foe some minutes. 

according t<> the pro- 

abstract dance of in- 

troduction done in a gay and light 
manner" and for the most part the 
program was correct. However, the 
dance was too short. 

The first part of the program which 
required no imagination to interpret 
was Vintage —191 2. It also contained 
the only humor present in the Hal- 

The next excerpt from the ballet 
was Tlenaij.^.nco which was an ar bridge 1 
tistic depiction of the aesthetic dance. I 
This was interpreted very well as* 
were all the other sections which 
were done by Kurt and Grace Graff 

The Singing Earth was probably 

the highlight of the Choreographical 

program of last night's Social t'/n'on. 

With some Imagination one could 

smell the fresh early morning air in 

Kcstacy of the Horning. One could' 

look over this campus S8 well .'is the 
campuses of the other nearby coed 
ucational and women's Colleges with-' 
out finding a coed with the grsce I 


Program to Include Visits, 

Military Exhibition, and 

Evening Show 

The committee in charge of Dad's 
Day, to be held Saturday, October 
2*>, has boea active in arranging a 
varied and interesting program of 
sports and adventure which will en- 
tertain the fathers of all the stu- 

Jean Davis, chairman, announced 
the appointment of the following 
committees: Registration : Arthur 
Cohen '41, Thomas Kelly '«, and 
Dalphne Miller '4.'i. Publicity: Arthur 
Cohen '41, and Nellie Wozniak. Class- 
room visits: Donald Allan '41. Mil- 
itary Exhibition: Donald Allan '41. 
Fraternity and Sorority: Dana 
Frandsen '42, Mary Judge '42, and 
I Frederic Shackley II '42. Entertain- 
ment: John Heyman '41, and Daphne 
Miller '43. Invitations: H. Barbara 
Smith '4.'], and John F. Fitzpatrick 

Although the fathers will receive 
the usual formal invitations from the 
college, the students are strongly 
urged to assist by writing home and 
inviting their parents to this campus. 

The program will include class- 
room visits conducted by members of 
the Interfraternity Council, lunch- 
eon and dinner at the fraternities 
and sororities, an exhibition of horse- 
manship by the military majors, a 
varsity football game with \V. P. I. 
and evening entertainment in Stock- 

lsogon, a senior honorary society 
for women, has been formed at State 
College, it was announced today by 
the president of the W.S.G.A., Miss 
Evelyn Bergstrom. Dike the Adelphia, 
the society will consist of seven sen- 
iors whose names will be announced 

The body will be formed along the 
same lines as the Adelphia, At the 
close of the school year, the active 
members will elect four prominent 
senior women, not already members, 
to their group. At the same time 
seven juniors will be selected in order 
that the EsogOU may be perpetuated. 

Isogon will be purely honorary in 
nature and its functions will be sim- 
ilar to that of the Adelphia, in that 
these coeds will be trying to improve 
and mold student life on campus in 
a <|uiet, unassuming fashion. The soci- 
ety will concern itself primarily with 
increasing the importance of the 
coeds at Masachusetts State College. 

The first seven seniors will be 
chosen by the W.S.G.A. but after 
that, the society will operate inde- 
pendently of tlie government body. 
Students will be selected on the basis 
of what they have done for the col- 
lege ami for their fellow students as 
well as on the basis of prominence 


Donald Allan, Sena'/ 1 President 

Announces New Setup 

Approved by Dean 

Eligible students of Massachusetts 
State will register under the Selec- 
tive Training and Service Act of 
1940 at the Memorial Huilding, Wed 
nesday, announced conscription reg- 
istrar Marshall O. Lanphear today. 

The auditorium of the war memor- 
ial will be utilized to account the es- 
timated 40(1 men on this campus. Stu- 
dents living at home should register 
in the public registration places as 
far as possible, since the college 
board is empowered only for absentee 


Registration will be forwarded to 
the home towns of registrants. Stu- 
dents majoring in advanced military 
courses are exempt from registra- 
tion, but there are no other excep- 
tions. Heavy penalties are provided 
for evasion. In case of sickness, the 
proper authorities must be notified 
on registration day, and proper steps 
taken. Any person who has passed 
his twenty-first birthday and has not 
passed his thirty-sixth by October 
ifi, 1040, must register. 

There will probably be eight reg- 
istrars to accommodate those who 
will take advantage of the opportun- 
ity for absentee regi st ration on the 
State campus. 

There are no q uestion s requiring 
previous preparation, The registrar 
will ask all <|uestions, and will write 
the answers, the entire process tak- 
ing from ten to twenty minutes. The 
registration will start at 7 ;i.m. and 
shall close at !» p.m. 

Aliens are required to register, as 
are conscientious objectors. 

Continued on Pagt 8 


" BecaUS C of the change in the tech- , 
nique in the administration of ex- Traditional 

aminations at Massachusetts State 
College, the Honor Council became 
a body without a function and re 
signed. The Student Senate here- 
with accepts their resignation and at 

the same time pays public tribute to 
them for the fine work which they 

The new [dan for examination as 
announced and approved by the Dean 
is as as follows : 

1. Members of the faculty may ad 

Program Will 
Held at Mount Toby- 
Classes Cancelled 


The tradition college holiday, 
Mountain Day, will be held Tuesday 
afternoon on Mount Toby. Busses 
will Nave from the front of Goes* 
mann Laboratory at 1 2 :.'{() p.m. and 
proceed to Sunderland. 

Trails Planned 

Several hiking trails have been 


played by Grace Graff in Girl in the 

Wind. The entire company closed the 
dance with Singing Earth. The whole 

performance wi'l leavi many •'■ !■ •,' 
with enthusiasm for the fine art 
\ hich he did not have bt f 

Town and city foresters will visit 
the Mount Toby exeprimental for- 
est of Massachusetts State College 
Saturday, Oct. 12, to inspect pro- 
gress since the hurricane, it was 
announced here today. 

The group, attending the North- 
eastern States Conference on 
Town Feresta in Springfield the 
previous Friday, will visit the 
Mount Toby forest and the Har- 
vard fores! at Petersham on Sat- 

Prof. Robert p. Holrlsworth. 
head of the Stale college forestry 

department, will lead the group 
on the local inspe ction . 

minister examinations to their classes ,ai( ' out am ' marked by the Outing 
as they sec tit with the approval of| f ' ,u " under the direction of its pres- 
the administration. I ident, Howard K. Hunter, and the 

2. A Committee of the Dsen, two' faculty Mountain Day Committee 
members of the faculty appointed by headed by Prof. .1. Harry Rich. Pach 

the President and four students shall 

constitute an administrative commit 
tee charged with the responsibility 
of fostering and maintaining the 
highest possible standards of honor 
not only in examinations but in all 
othei faculty and student relations 

1. This committee shall meet at 
' once ■ sell 1 eon iter, 

1. It shall be the duty of tl 
mittee to handle all cases of dishon 
■ • referred to them by students 
or members of the faculi 

■'. Studi nl 'ted by a member 

of the faculty ' i to appeal 

to thi bod) 

i\_ Til,, farutt ^ Khali bo required to 

report the facto "f all <■-. -. handled It! 




will be under the supervise a 

of s faculty member or a recreation 
al planning major. 


Refreshments will be served in the 
evening. These will consist of hot 

dog, hamburgs, coffee, and milk. 

Busses will leave the ,;■ -m\ ;.t km 

at intervals- after -upiier so that stu 
dents who desire (o read 

early may do so. 

All Tuesday afternoon ell 
Diet are cancelled for ft,,, ;l 
Mountain Day program Is 

nl! State and Stockbridge 

and faculty. 

In Case of rain Toe;, 1 
te event will }„■ no ti„. 

' ampus 
Hi iched- 

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Hie !Wa00adNi0ett0 Median 

Official undergraduate new.paper of the Ma««achwiett. Stat* College 
Published every Thursday 




Koom H. Memorial Building 

Tel. U02-M 

KKNNETH A. HOWLAND '41. Editor-in-Chief 
Wll.l 1AM J. DWYEK '42. Managing Editor JOSEPH BART '41. Associate Editor 


HUBERT C. McCUTCHEON. '42. Editor 



PKI i:l: UARECCA "41 


EVELYN BER(JSTROM '41. Secretary 








BERT R. HYMAN '42. Editor 

Financial Adviser 

Faculty Adviser 

Thursd;i>. October 10 

Floriciil . in-,- Club Mastitis 
Mall T l&O P.m. 

Social Dancing CtsVM Drill Hall 

iiida) . October 1 1 

Vie Parti**: 

NYuni.-in t'luli Stflfl I'm Mcmor- 

i-ial lliiililiii.' 
Phi BigBUI Kapim 

Outing Club Alumni Week-end 

: 'a'.urda>. October 12 
Square Dane* Outing Ctvk s - ni 

,, in lll'ill Mall 

l.H.Uiall Norwich Th-n 

t'li.ns-iimiitiy Noi tln-astiin 

Soecar Connecticut University 


iii l'ete 






by Kay 

Sunda>. October 13 
Oattng Club 6 Cottage Can 

Tuesday. October !."» 

Mountain Day 

Wednesday. October 16 

Home Economics Club Tea Adams 

Bouse 8:3O>5:00 p.m. 
Christian l'iil« ration Meeting old 

Chapel Auditorium 
Kiiu'meerintt Club M»-etitu,' 





JOSEPH R. GORDON. JR. '41. Business Manager 

HA VII) VAN MEIER 41. Advertising Mgr. RUSSELL LALOR '41. Circulation Mgr. 

EDWARD O'BRIEN '41. Subscription Mgr. 

Basiness Assistants 




Make all orders payable to The Maisechu- 
•etts Collegian. In cane of change of address, 
subnet iber will please notify the business man- 
ager a« wmn as possible. Alumni, undergrad- 
uate and faculty contributions are sincerely 
•neon aged. Any communications or notice? 
must be rk^eived at the Collegian office before 
9 o'clock, Monday evening. 

ftssockatod Colle6»ate Press 

Distributor of 

Golle6iate Cfeest 

Entered as second-class matter at the Am- 
herst Post Ollice. Accepted for mailing at 
special rate of postage provided for in Section 
UOs, Act of October 1917. authorized August 
20. ISIS. 

Printed by Carpenter & Morehouse. Cook PI.. 
Amherst, Mass.. Telephone 43 

To the Editor of the Collegian: 

An occasional radical serves a valuable function in any so- 
ciety by forcing the majority constantly to examine its position 
Mid defend its values. If the majority position is based on truth, 
it will emerge stronger from questioning. If it is based on false 
assumptions, questioning should start enough thinking to pre- 
pay the way for its eventual change. That is what the president 
of N w England College meant last year when he said, "A few 
Communists are a good thing for any campus." 

I don't think that the editor of the Collegia* would deny this 
pro tftion; yet the editorial "Slackers 1940 Style?", by implica- 
tion, denies it wholly. If radicals are to have a fair hearing they 
mus have more than the technical right of free speech, they must 
hav. an open-minded audience. Last week's editorial was cal- 
culated to arouse emotions and prejudices that close men's minds. 
Wit'i self-styled patriotism, the editor calls "Slacker" at the min- 
ority which opposes conscription. 

Although 1 personally favor conscription, I feel that in tak- 
ing this action, we must encourage reason, calmness, and Open- 
mv ledness, in order that the minority can be heard. The worst 
acti m that those who favor conscription can take is to label their 
op;, inents "Slacker." As this country moves toward war, there 
will be enough flag waving by the politicians, enough emotional 
on 1 -sts on the part of the populace, and enough name calling 
in the yellow press. Under such circumstances it it is the duty, 
me • than ever, of college students to maintain equilibrium and 
t„ •<)( i <! to consideration of each problem with reason. It 
should be the function of the collegiate press to act as a brake 
on majority ruthlessnoss, and to seek in every way to give the 
mi >rity a fair chance of expression. 

Sincerely yours, 

Richard Glendon '40 

Massachusetts Collegian 

Dear Sir: 

I hereby render my official resigna- 
tion from the editorial board of the 
Massachusetts Collegian. 

With this missive I wish all doubts 
as to whether I quit or was fired to 
I be dispelled. If that cock-eyed knock- 
kneed, rat-eared, wire-haired, wooly 
ROBERT NOTTENBURC- '42 volt in lamb's clothing, the nmnag- 
HAROLD GOLAN '42 i f editor has any more cracks to 

THEODORE SAULNIER "43 Kl ;. e j n the Collegian, he may do so 

saying anything but that I was 

i red. 

I herewith demand a public apolo 
V from the editor-in-chief and the 
•imaging editor for distributing ma- 
i?ious slander among my friends, acq- 
uaintances, and readers. 
Sincerely yours, 

Hal Forrest 
Fired Columnist 

Mr. Forrest seem* to be labor- 
ing under several delusions. We 
are sure he is exaggerating in 
using the plural of "reason," un- 
less, of course, he is referring 
to his family. 

We futhermore recall Mr. 
Forrest's memory to the issue 
of June 9, 1940, at which time 
he was suspended from the Col- 
legian. Since that suspension has 
never been revoked, we feel it has 
become permanent, and as such 
supercedes a resignation. We 
apologize for Mr. Forrest to Col- 
legian readers, who we are sure 
had felt alarmed that he might 
still be with us. 

Managing Editor's Note: Although 
firing was never within my province, 
I must publicly admit I often did 
BOOM wishful thinking. This latest 
letter from our late "columnist" 
grieves me greatly; 1 cannot condone 
such insults. After all, I'm not knock- 

1 realise very well that a 
ing my typewriter off for . ..-< weeks 
on what isn't good about Glenn Miller, 
there'* something just the [east bit il- 
logical about a rave in this column 
for something waxed by his bund. 
However, I believe I have always 
qualified digs in this column with 
some mechanical device or other. I'm 
not sure whether I say, 'the usual 
work is bad,' and then describe what 
is good as "Unusual," but that's what 
I am saying about Miller's Bluebird 
recording of "Falling Leaves." It's 
good, unusual, and it's by Glenn 

Perhaps you'll understand why, if 
I explain that the song was written 
by Frankie Carle, who also wrote 
"Sunrise Serenade," which was an- 
other Miller "Unusual." Actually, 
Frankie Carle is trying to capitalize 
on the appeal of the chortling and 
phrasing of his big hit of a year ago, 
and is quite successful in doing so. 
"Falling Leaves" is a beautiful mel- 
ody handled at a medium- >'ow dance g j eS) mere n 
tempo, with some of the sweetest ( lion Thet 
chordings imaginable. So. though 
Miller deserves some of the credit 
for this side, I should Bay that the 


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tune is almost band-proof 

If more evidence is needed, a lis- 
ten to the other side should be con- 
vincing. "Beat Me Dadd- " as ded- 
icated to Texas' "Peck" Kelly, honky 
tonk pianist, is a sad, sad affair. It 
tries to sound rowdy, and s'tcceeds by 
sacrificing all else. I see nothing for 
a band like t!Uler»l to ts proud of 
in being able to imitate a not so good 
"Dive" bond. 

A far more pleasant and interest- 
ing Victor release is Bunny Beri- 
gan'l recording of the ancient but 
memorable "Ain't She Sweet." Beri- 

Last week's ColUffian featun 
article headed "College Poll Indi 
Coeds Want Boyfriends to st; 
home," and went on and on, sai 
ically attributing the 2d' ; w 
women students here who op 
conscription to "maternal bu 
and, of all things, lack of date, 
the spring. (We wonder why spring 
particularly — but then.) 

In the first place the sarcasm i.. 
unfair, and we think the gentlemen 
eligible for the draft are rather Hat 
tering themselves. Secondly 26'; can 
never be labelled a majority un&i 
any mathematical system. Most in; 
portant of all, we wish people who 
insist on this polling business would 
stop making up reasons for the r< 
suits of the vote. No one less than 
a mind-reader has any right to de- 
•ide arbitrarily why the feminine 
mind acts as it does — she doesn't 
know herself half the time. 

Certainly it is not a bit flattering 
to us to be interpreted as female si- 
sies, merely for opposing conscrirj 
e might be a million rea- 
sons why 2fi r // of the coeds opposed 
t'.o draft — and those reasons are a 
• rsonal matter anyway. There will 
a' ways be straw votes we suppose-, 
but may the coeds suggest the results 
be viewed without leaping to falsf 
conclusions? And also that overem- 
phasizing a 2C; minority and ignor- 
ing a 74' i majority is not even good 

gan's horn is still something to lister 
to, if for nothing less than illustrat 
ing sheer imagination and vitality 
such as so many technically perfect 
automatons lack. His horn playire 
is so much alive that if you hap]'"" 
to crack the record I'm sure it wou!i 
drip blood. 

Grounds Department 

Superintendent W. H. Armstrong 
of the Grounds Department announc- 
ed this week that a road will be built 
to the new women's dormitory early 
next year. A cement sidewalk will be 
built to use for the remainder of this 

Sometime in the near future the 

DRAFT Next Wednesday will see the first in what may L» a 
series of steps leading to a drastic change in the Ameri- 
can way of life. Military service, an accepted routine in European 
life, has long been foreign to the thoughts and plans of American 

Registration on this campus will take place in a hall built 
in memory of those who died in the World War. 

We can bo cynical concerning the "war to end war." but « 
do know the unvarnished truth that those men gave their ail 
Soon many of us may be called to give, and we can not help W 
feel how little our sacrifice compares with those to whom the Me- 
morial Building was dedicated. 

We have seen an age in which Americans have asked t 
their country. We have seen demands for "Thirty dollars ever] 
Thursday," 200 dollars a month for Townsendites, and ev.n sub- 
sidization of college educations. 

Perhaps we are to see another age, in which the demand may 
be counterbalanced by the giving. 

We have often pondered on the meaning of words inscribe 
on our War Memorial, "We will keep faith with you who ll 
asleep." The serious notes of conscription, and war shade* 

Groundl department will break up . 

the road in front of the Old Chapel acroas America lead us to ponder that we may indeed keep fan* 

a new lawn i 

and perhaps may call them brother. 

and landscape it with 
and sidewalks. 

Editor's Note: Minority expression is one issue. Labeling 
conscription "this act which gives Fascism its first major victory 
in America," is another. Furthermore, we considered not the 
mi irity opposing conscription, but the Youth Committee on 
War, an organization which labels its obvious propaganda as 
the expression of American youth. 

With self-styled open mindedness, Mr. Glendon asks that 
radi als be Utilized as an incentive to strengthen majority posi- . 
tion We then examine the propaganda of the Youth Committee student senate, next week. At the 
on War and having found it to be unthruthful and ^n-represenU-^ «"£ r « &»£^J*+ 

tive. seek to Strengthen the determination 01 the majority of L ote jp -B | ,,f the two faculty mem- 
Aznericans to support conscription, and for once to give to, as ken \\ j s a ls„ ex p ect ed that two of 
well as expect from, their country. the student members win be coeds. 


Continued from Page 1 
by them. 

The Student Senate and the Wom- 
en's Student Government Association 
will cooperate in appointing the stu- 
dent member! of this committee. 
Members so appointed will serve the 
remainder of this year and upon 
the expiration of their terms of of- 
fice their successors shall be appoint- 
ed in a manner prescribed by the 
Student Senate. 

Announcement of the members of 
this committee will probably be made 
by Donald Allan, president of the 

RUSHING Conclusion of the 1910 fall rushing period finds! 
SYSTEM Interfraternity Council with many a problem 00 » 

In the first place, the smallest percentage in years of tt* 
men pledged. While the svstem may not be wholly at fault 
this circumstance, there is undoubtedly a close correlation, 
thermore, the availability of Thatcher Hall as an upperclssi 
mitory has probably been a decided factor. 

Main criticism of the system is that it does not perm t lu- 
men to compare notes, and join with their friends. A basi 
eiple in fraternity selection is choice of companions, and the pn 
tnt freshman class has been unable to select among then 

There will undoubtedly be a great amount of secoiul s> in- 
pledging. Whether it will be heavy enough to save Sortie 
weaker fraternities remains to be seen. 


"The Chicanery of Sehlyvester Schlemeil: A "Mellerd rammer" 
tit be Given Night Before Amherst Came in Bowker To 
Raise Funds For Sub-Freshman Dav 




..■inner" will be presented at 

on November 1 the night before 

,i, Amherst game, at Bowker Audi- 

(,,,;!, in to raise funds to finance Sub- 

freshman Week-end. This variety 

. a parody with a football motif 

of the Mass. Aggie in the early years 

f the century, will feature George 

Winter Events to be Held Early 

in January This 


PlaiU for the annual Winter Car- 
nival, were announced today bv John 

"r\ tZl Sf^JS btan i° n '!Ketal.ick, chairman of the event. The 
TV Matettes, the Statesmen, ken j flfo l„„ „ . , , - .. , ., , 

,,i M,™ J„,W r a -i v. rf ,i I date h ^ s nut .„ been ^finitely decided 

upon, but will be a week-end early 

in January. 


Try-outs for the h inter deleter 
I'oister production, "() u t w a r d 
bound ". will be epen to State Col- 
lege students of all four classes, ac- 
cording to the dramatic sotiet> 
president. George Hoxie. 

Competitors must be present at 
the Old Chapel Wednesday evening 
October ltt; women are to report 
at 7 p. m.. and men, at 8:30 p. m. 

Further announcement of the 
popular Broadway play to be en- 
acted on campus will be given in 
the next issue of the Collegian. 


TWO Year Vocational Course Has 225 Applicants for entrance 

Tins Year— Adequate Laboratory Instruction Hoped to 

Result in ltitK, Placement of Graduates 

1943'S TAKE RAZ00 

Sophomores Pile up IS- 17 Score 

in Annual Pond 


Ollard, Mary Judge, Carl Nastri, 
Art Cohen, Bill Walsh, Al Prusick, 
George Kimball, and Jack Haskell. 

A tfitfantic rally will precede the 
show, taking place at the cafeteria 
parking lot at 7:15. 

Sub freshman Week-end will be 
held for the second time sometime 
next spring. In contrast to the hap- 
hazard invitation policy of the past, 
this year's crop of sub-freshmen will 
he nominated by secondary school 

The Carnival, now a State College 
tradition, has been carried on for 
five years. All customary events plus 
many innovations should produce the 
best yet. 


Faculty Advisors to be Here 
as Guests of the College 

-Will Plan Confab 

Freshmen las.sies may practice a 
stately bearing in preparation for the 
selection of a carnival queen, and 
possibly upperclasswomen must look 

teachers in consideration of their lo the ir laurels. Ann Cooney twice 
rholastic and extra-curricular rec- : ca rnival queen, and queen of a Spring- 

.ids in order to interest superior stu- 
dents in this college. Prospective 
fnshmen will again be housed at the 
fraternities and will take part in a 
specially arranged week-end pro- 

Music Lovers of Mass. State 

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petitors a record to shoot at. 

Skiing, skating, tobogganing, and 
snow shoeing will take cues from the 
weather, which one year necessitated 
roller skating and other mid-summer 
activities. Peter Karecca, chairman 
of the ball committee, expects to sign 
a class A band and attractions. 

The complete committee is: 
John Retallick, chairman; l'eter Barec- 
ca, ball chairman; Kenneth Howland, 
publicity chairman; Norma Handforth 
secretary; Daniel Levine, treasurer. 




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The faculty advisors of the West- 
ern Massachusetts League of School 
Publications will be entertained at 
Stockbridge House on Friday, Octob- 
er 11, by the State Col leg. • faculty. 

Plans for the possible convening of 
all the members of the league and 
possibly all the Connecticut Valley 

representatives of high school papers 
here on campus later in the year will 
be discussed. 

High School Organization 

The W. M. L. S. P. is an organiza- 
tion composed of the representatives 
of all the high schools in the western 
part of the state. It has for its pur- 
pose the improvement of journalism 
in the various high schools and the 
bringing into closer contact with each 
other the members of the various 
high school papers. Conventions are 
held each year at various points in 
the State. 

Collegian Gives Cup 

One of the outstanding features of 
the program is the critical service. 
All the members are given the bene- 
fit of this at the conventions of the 
league at which prominent speakers 
discuss the various problems con- 
fronting the embryo journalists. 

Dr. Goldberg, faculty advisor to 
the Collegian, Editor Rowland, and 
Editor Dwyer, will be guests at tbe 
meeting Friday night. 

_For the |iast few years the stories 
in the publications have been judged 
by the college news servic-. Judging 
has been on the basis of content, 
makeup, and style of the papers. The 
\CoUegim awards a cup each year to 
the paper having the best editorial in 
the Connecticut Valley. 

The State'College campus has been 
the scene of several of the confer 
ences of the league and many of the 
leaders in student publications have 
been speakers at these conferences. 

The sophomores retaliated for 
their earlier defeat in the rope pull 
by evening the score last Saturday 
in the annual Iiazoo struggle when 
they triumphed over the freshmen 
18-17. The sophomores piled up too 
great an advantage in the boxing and 
wrestling matches for the freshman 
to overcome by their superior skill on 
the raft. 

Although there were "J2.> spp ica 
jtions to the Stockbridge Schoo I 
Agriculture, the lack of facilities 

prompted the acceptance of only 1 17 

ot this number. 

Because of the importance of lab* 
oratory technique, the number of 

students in each course has been lim- 
ited. Through this plan of smaller 
classes, men well versed in their re- 
spective majors will be graduated, 
and in addition 100'; placement may 
be had as each class completes its 
t raining. 

The following is a list of the in- 
coming class: 
Allen, Gilbert G. 
Rartlett, Everett 

Beaton, Melville C. 

In the boxing matches, George Beaudoin, Ken,. E 
Hlessis '44 outswung Nick Caraganis Bennett, Ralph R 
for the decision. •'Stonewall" Jack- Benton, Manuel S 

son's greater experience enabled him 
to beat Rawley Callela. In the wrest 
ling match, Have Marsden pinned 
Joe Masi. Each class won a match by 

The freshmen found little trouble 
in displacing the sophomores from 
the raft. Winners for '44 were 
Charles Parker, Howard Trufant, 
John Hull, and Edwin Fedeli, while 
Vic Leonovitz ami Joe Arnold were 
the only sophomores able to stay out 
>f the pond. 


Alumni Association to Accept 

Suggestions From State 


Evelyn Rergstrom, president of 
the Women's Student Government 
Association, announced Tuesday that 
the women students of Massachu- 
setts State College will have an op- 
portunity to name tl„. new women's 
dormitory which is now under con 
st ruction on Clark Hill. 

Letter Falters 

Following is the letter which the 
W.S.G.A. sent out: 

"In oider «,» choose an appropri- 
ate name for the new women's dor- 
mitory, the Alumni Association of 
the college wishes to receive sugges- 
tion;, from the women students now 
on campus. 


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Hrogi, Lincoln A. 
Hrookman, William R 
Brown, Frank L. 
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Clark, Howard S. 
Colgate, Edith 
Collins, Robert E. 
Coombs, Kenneth M. 
Cosgrove, Jean S. 
Cournoyer, Norman G 
Cousins, Robert L. 
Craft, J. Edward 
Deering, Harold E. 

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by Irving Uahinovitz 

The American Youth Congress, its 
merits and shortcomings, is source ol 
vigorous contention, all the way from 

the editorial stair of the "Collegian" 

(town to the Hies Committee. Hut when 
its most rabid opponents will grant 
that the A.Y.C. has served the val- 
ua'i.e i unction of arousing and awak- 
enin , public- opinion to the needs of 
the y lunger generation. As the re- 
sult of the pressure unleashed by- 
liberal forces, the National Youth 
Administration was created, to give 
jobs and new hope to the youth of 
America. The latest flowering of the 
N.Y.A. is a number of young people's 
orchestras, giving embryo musicians 
the experience which will enable them 
to enter professional ranks. 

Lei pold Stokowski, (known to movie 
goer.; as the man with the Svengali 
hands), eighty men and twenty- 
young women, put them all together 
and you have the All American 
Youth Orchestra and musical history- 
skeptics lifted a high-brow eye-brow 
when plans were announced by Maes- 
tro Stokowski for his Youth Orches- 
tra. Hut 500 applicants, from every 
state in the Union, came in answer 
to St kowski's magic name and the 
chance to make their musical fortunes 
Prom the final winnowing there emerg- 
ed eighty young players, twenty of 
them girls. Their ages ranged from 
fourteen to twenty-seven, with the 
average around twenty. About fifteen 
musicians were recruited from the 
Philadelphia Orchestra, not to act as 
chape nies, but as section leaders, 
forming a hard, professional core. 

July dog-days are not ideal for 
a new-fledged orchestral group, but 
in Rplta of the weather, overcoming 
the handicap of inexperience, the All- 
American Youth Orchestra left behind 
enthusiastically applauding audiences 
in Atlantic City, Baltimore and New 
York City, when they embarked for 
a good-will tour of 21 South American 
citie . Whatever fears that the dyn- 
amic leaders newest activity might 
turn out to be merely a stunt, that 
the musically sophisticated South Am- 
erican a would be insulted were soon 
<:et :it rest. The tour, which had the 
co-op ation of the National Youth 
Administration, thus lending it an of-, almost diplomatic flavor, was 
a universal success, playing to full 
hou r ; nearly everywhere. The tour 

'43 Has Many Commuters Who 

Park While They Have Classes 

One hundred and twenty-seven 
Massachusetts State students learn 
the art of parking! Wait B minute 
don't jump to conclusions. We're 
talking about commuting, not spark- 
ing! At seven-thirty in the morning 
the parking lot stands bare and emp- 
ty; at eight o'clock it could compare 
in variety with an auto dealer's sales 
lot. Even a junk dealer might strike 
a bargain. 

Seriously though, we figured there 
must be something to this commuting 
business, if so many students prac- 
tice it. Are they envious of those 
students who have the opportunity 
to live on campus all the time or do 
they actually like to travel back and 
forth from home? 

Since there are more commuters 

n the class of '4.3 than in any other 

'ass in this college, we decided to 

ret a sophomore opinion first. "Don't 

ou waste a lot of time burning up 

he road?" we wanted to know. "It 

mst mean that you lose nearly an 

our a day. How does that affect 

our studies? 

"Well, yes, we do waste some time, 

1 right," admitted one M.'ier, but 

t the same time an assured voice in- 

rrupted: "Yes, but look at all the 

ime we don't waste!" 

Maybe there's something to that 
we admitted and so sought the ad- 
vice of a former commuter from the 
•nior class. "I wouldn't like to live 

here all four years," was her unex- 
pected answer, "but I think that all 

commuters should make an effort to 

live here part of the time, at least 
one semester. Of course, you get 
closer associations when you live on 
campus," said this fair senior, "bui 

you get more work done if you com 

It sounded like a paradox so we 
'et her explain — 

"You see, she continued, "we get 
here at eight o'clock in the morning 
and can't leave till five in the after- i 
noon, so there's always some time 
between classes when there's nothing! 
to do but study." 

(Can't say but what we've seen 
exceptions to that assumption!) 

"If you live here it's much harder 
to make yourself study," she explain- ! 
ed, "because there's always something: 
else to do. Then, too, it's nice to be 
home," she added. 

This reminded us of a previously j 
heard comment from an auburn-hair- 
ed miss: "We have more freedom at 
home. I can come in when I want to 
at night!" 

We conclude that there are advan- 
tages to both sides of the issue: to 
commute or not to commute. But. 
personally, we can think of pleas- 
anter ways to use up gasoline t' hi 
combining an early morning d'ive 
with a mental review of an English 
Literature assignment ! 



was no picnic for the players as 
most of their spare time was spent 
rehearsing. But Stokowski got the 
worst of it when the South American 
souvenir hunters mobbed him, rip- 
ping off coat buttons, snatching hand- 
kerchiefs and gloves. 

That the orchestra was of vir- 
tuoso caliber was demonstrated 
at Manhattan's musical Mecca, 
Carnegie Hall. Their freshness 
and vitality brought audiences to 
their feet, demanding encores. It 
was obvious that Stokowski had 
molded his pliable material into 
an instrument of rare beauty, that 
he had given the group a remark- 
able training and discipline in en- 
orchestra disbanded, (to re-assem- 
ble next Spring), it recorded a 
number of works for Columbia, 
I recognition of its permanent 

We mentioned in a previous column 
the developing maturity of American 
music. Surely the All American Youth 

Orchestra is an important landmark 
in our artistic development. It is 
important to note that in nearly every 
works by native American composers 
It is only natural that new, composers 
will merit the attention of this group 
of gifted youngsters. 

Before we go to press, we must 
give a credit line to Miss L. H. . a 
"Collegian" subscriber from way down 
in Philadelphia, on whose suggestion 
the item on the Youth Orchestra was 
written. While it is honor and a dis- 
tinction to receive attention from a-- 
far away as Philadelphia, we would 
alsoappreciate comment closer to 
home. We frankly admit our pre- 
judice in favor of certain schools of 
musical thought and cordially invite 
contrary opinions. 

That awkward blotch of white 
space at the head of this column 
will not be filled by a certain 
smiling countenance until the re- 
cord companies snap out of their 
lethargy and mail us some of 
their long-promised products. 

Alpha Epsilon Pi 

Hi an Uarcnhoim, Milton Bass, 
Philip Cohen. David Kaplan, George 
Kaplan, Robert Karp, Irwin Promisel, 
Jack hw.-irt/.. Chester Stern. Melvin 
Stern. Harold Walba. 

Alpha Sigma Phi 

Irving Nichols, Robert Holmes, Wil- 
liam Robinson. '43. 

Lambda Chi Alpha 

Stewart Allen, John Barry, Richard 
Bauer, Paul Cole, Thomas Oevaney, 

Glenn Dearden, Prank Huston, John 

Fitzgerald, Douglas Hosmer, Warren 
Johansen, William Manchester, Rich- 
ard Webster, Robert Wroe, George 
Benoit, '4H, Henry Kelley, '4X, Alan 
Bell, "4H. 

People come to college for a vacation of four yeara — and find. 
that they must take a castor-oil dose of lectures daily before they 
can "paint the campus red." Sam Johnson, years and years ago, 
threw light on the matter: 

"People now-a-days (1766) have a strange opinion that i very 
thing should be taught by lectures. Now," he said to Boawell, "I 
cannot see that lectures can do so much good as reading the boola 
from which the lectures are taken. I know nothing that can be 
best taught by lectures, except in the few cases where experiment! 
are to be shown." 

Lectures still clutter college continuously, but the students at 
State and at our colleague-colleges over the country have solved 
the problem. And on goes the out-moded tradition of lecture! 
which are cut, slept through, ignored, vilified, and occasionally 
heard through the undergraduate fog. 

Speaking of fog, we find Sandburg mangled in the Fordham 
Ra m : 

The fog 

On little cat feet 
About the time of semesters 
And sits 

On s'lent haunches 
Hovering over every desk 
And then moves on — 
Only sometimes it doesn't. 
It doesn't appeal t ) anybody when witch-hunts are made for 
"subversiveness in education. 

Recent cases: 1) New York state's pending legislative inves- 
tigation of its public-school system, 2) the promised Dies investi- 
gation of textbooks and their authors, 3) an attack at Minnesota 
on a philosophy instructor by a small but vocal group, and 1) 
the Bertram! Russell debacle. 

Any day we now expect the official red M. S. C. blotter! 
labelled as Communistic and un-American. And our German in- 
structor. Prof. Julian, may be re-transferred to the Chemistry 
Department. And every class may be converted into a glee club, 
singing "God Bless America" before every lecture: which is 
where we came in. 

Mpha (.a mm a Rho 

V [fl Aldrieh, Russell BoSWOlth, 
Law -e Hi own. Charles Dolby, John 
Gianotti, John Hughes, Robert Jones, 
PranV Jost. James Keefe, Mitchell 

Kosciusko, Donald LIvenBOre, James 

Mac Oregor, Robert O'Shea, William 
Pareunia, Henry Porteck, Edward 
Porteck, Edward Rabioli, Charles 

Rogers, Robert Ryan. Henry Thomp- 
son. Howard Trufunt, Wilder Weeks, 

William Clark, '4:?, Joseph Daley, '4.1. 

Kappa Sigma 

HolUs K. Baker, Robert il. Cowing, 
Warren Dobeon, Joseph C. Driscoll, ] 
Richard C. Fay. Edwhl J. Fedeli, 
Rowland G. Frcman. Frank M. Ful- 

ler, Edward D. Hall, Edward Hitch- 
cock, Milton A. Howe, Jr., Joseph 
A. Masi. William H. Needham, Donald 

H. Page, George Puahee, Jr., Frederic 
A. Rothery, Haul Stahlberg, C. Rodney 

Stone. Thomas J. Tolman, William 

J. Tucker, George V. Warner, Jr., 

Arthur F. White, John Sherman, 
John Keough. 

Tau Epsilon Phi 

Irving Alper, Karl Alpert, Stanley 
Belcher, Joseph Bomstein, Milton 
Cooper, Hyman Epstein, Manuel Far- 
her, Herbert Fishgal. David Freedman 
Seymour Cold, Irwin Greene, Edward 
Greenspan, George Grossman, Israel 
Helfand, Jack Jackler, Irving Jacobs, 

Seymore Rorits, Bert Libon, Sol- 
omon Markowitz, Sidney Murachver, 
living Saltzman, Irving Shind, Eph- 
raim Radner, '4U, Raymond Licht, '4.S, 
Arthur Monk, '4U. 



Sigma Phi Epsilon 
Roland Collella, Charles Parker. 

Theta Chi 

David Anderson, Leonard Carlson. 
Thomas Cooley, Arthur Maro'iillier. 
D naid Walker, Robert Dewey, '^ r ' 
non Cole, Norman Twyble, I 
tfascho, Henry Bitter, Robert Mack*?, 

Frederick Preston, Gordon SlW" 
Elmer Warner, Richard French, '4ft 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

John Browne, Rohert Dennis. Nor- 
Phi Sigma Kappa I man Deroeier, Lloyd Fitzpatrick. 

„,,.,„.,, , . „ Richard Humsen, Stephen Hollis, 

Frederick V. Urutcher,, Jr., Horace 

C. Harrington, Richard A. Damon, Jr.. Aarno MrWBtn, Robert L. Keefe. 

Lawrence T. Garnett. Ralph G. Gil- '•'•• F - C he a ter Mann, Everett R. 

man, Jr., John H. Hull. Ernest A. Miller. Ralph F. McCormack, Roy E. 

Knowlton, Alden Learoyd, Leo Mor- M 0Mr< Daniel H. Parker Rohert F. 

oau, Richard Norton, Robert O'Learv. ,, , . , , „ ,• , ,. 

Kadwav, Arnold Salinger, Leslie 

Savino, Norman Vanasse. Walter 

Stanley E. I'arnish, Jamei 

Leo T. Ryan, William P, Ryan, John 

Spencer. Robert Stewart, Philip Young White, Robert Young, Stephen Gooch, 

Francis Petrocclone, Samuel Price. 'II. Francis Buckley, '4'.\. 

Q. T. V. 

Richard Frost, John H 
Thomas Hughes, William 
Thomas Moore, Theodore N 
les Warner, Philip Handrich. 
Storozuk, '4.'<. 

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(Vl ,i Dempoey of Institute of Propaganda Analysis Will Speak 

old Chapel October 16 Under Auspices <>f College 

Christian Federation 


Pemnsey of the Institute 

tganda Analysis of New 

peak at Old Chapel Audi- 
tive Massachusetts State 
iipus on Wednesday, Oc* 
from seven to eight in the 
Mr. Dempeey will discuss 
, ct "Propaganda and the 
tial Campaign." 

September issue of the H«r- 
izine carried Mr. Demp- 
iteat article. 

ecture will be the first meet- 

t the Christian Federation, 

comprised of all Protes- 

|dl e'S. 

meiiioers and friends of the 

are invited to attend the lec- 

md discussion of this timely 


Kay Fiske's Orchestra to Play 

at Affair in Drill 




Ihe Connecticut Valley Associa- 
: : ,,!i nt Friends in collaboration with 
:!„. American Friends Service Com- 
mittee will hold its semi-annual meet- 
„g on October 12 and 13 at North- 
in, Mass., according to an an- 
;,iir< meat by Prof. David A. Sharp 
, Director of Religious Education. 

The theme of the conference will 
'Friends in Peace and War." 

Croup meetings will be held both 
lay and Sunday afternoons to 
liacuss Mich topics as "Reconstruc- 
tion in Europe," "Refugee Work in 
. United States," and "Rebuilding 

The annual fall barn dance, spon- 
sored by the Outing Club, will be 
held Saturday at the Drill Hall. Kay 
Fiske and his orchestra will play, 
and there will be a demonstration of 
the quadrilles during the program. 

Admission for members of the club 
will be 86 cents per person, or .'.."> 
cents per couple. Admission fees for 
non-members will be 86 cents stag, 
and 60 cents per couple. 

Other Activities Scheduled 

Other activities scheduled for th» 
Outing Club include a 5 college canoe 
trip to Watershops Pond in Spring 
field, and a student-alumni weekend 
at Pelham Cabin, four miles for 
cabin. This latter event will be the 
11th, 12th and 13th of October. 

Square Dance at Williamstown 

October 18, 19, and 20 are re- 
served for the Greylock weekend, 
three days of hiking and camping in 
the Berkshire*. A square dance will 
be sponsored by the Williarnstown 

Further information on any of 
these subjects may be obtained at the 
desk in the Library. 


Medical Aptitude test, which 
is required by practically all med- 
ical colleges, will be administered 
\o\ ember 8 from I to ."> p.m. in 
Stockbridge Hall. All students 
planning to apply for admission to 
a medical college by the fall of 
1911 are urged to report to either 
Professor Woodside or Professor 
(Hick by October 18. 

There will be no make-ups if 
this test is missed. Those taking 
this test are advised not to come 
to the test in an exhausted condi- 
tion. The test will cost $1.00, pay- 
able at the time of taking the test. 


Listening Room in Memorial 

Building Has All Types 

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For the benefit of those on campus 
not familiar with the Carnegie col- 
lection of classical and semi-classical 
recordings, the music department an- 
nounces that the listening room in 
Memorial Hall is open every week- 
day from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

Here one can while away those free 
hours between classes listening to 
the exciting music of Hach, the sweet 
melody of Uimsky-Korsakov, the slow, 
sad music of Tschaikowsky, or the 
amazing versatility and comedy of 
Gilbert and Sullivan. 

The Carnegie collection from pre- 
Bach through Roy Harris, is within 
easy reach of the entire student 
body. However, according to Mr. My- 
ers, director of the room, few seem 
to be taking advantage of this op- 
portunity to hear the best in music. 

An experienced, courteous attend- 
ant is on duty while the room is op- 
en. He will gladly play any music 
that you want. Scores and analyses 
of the records being played will be 
furnished upon request. The latter 
offer an excellent way of preparing 
for the many concerts offered both 
on the campus and in the surround- 
ing valley. 




Prof, C. L. Thayer Heads Faculty Committee Mertori Ouderkirk 

'11 is Student Executive Chairman Committees for 
Annual Exhibition Named 

ENROLLS 275 FOR '40 

Amherst Assoc. Knds Drive 
With Increase of 48 Over 

Last Year 

Two bundled and seventy-five mem- 
berships hail been secured from State 
students when the Community Con- 
cert Association of Amherst con- 
cluded a successful campaign last 
Saturday night. This is an increase 
of 48 students over last year's total. 

The last day of September a sales 
force of 46 State students began their 

campaign for membership. During 

the one-week campaign State stu- 
dents came through with a response 
that far exceeded that of Amherst 
College or of the townspeople of 

This response makes possible a 
1940-1941 program which will sur- 
pass any that we have ever had be 

President Vincent Morgan of the 
Amherst Community Concert Asso 
ciation has announced the members 
of the Artist Committee which se- 
lectS each year the attractions to be 
presented during the concert season. 
They are: Frank Nestle, Treasurer 
of Community Co n certs; Mrs. John 
L Rogers, Campaign Chairman; Mr. 

Kenneth McKillop, Supervisor of 

Music in the public schools; Miss 
Ethel V. Potter; Mrs. Theodore Sol- 
ler; and Mr. Morgan. 


Total of 1268 Students Are Now 

Gnrolled — Largest Number 

in History 

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An enrollment of V2.(Y.\ students 
makes up the largest student body in 
the history of the college. The largest 
class is that of 1944 with a total of 
•''.77 students. 

From this peak, the size of the 
Classes drops to the senior class which 
has an enrollment of 2f.8. In addi- 
tion, there are 320 sophomores, 289 
iuniors, and three unclassified stu- 

The figures for the Stockbridge en- 
rollment were also released this week. 
Here there are 117 freshmen and 13.1 
seniors, combining to make a total 
of 280 students. 




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Dormitory Reception 

The freshmen and proctors of Ix>wis 
Hall, the new freshmen men's dor- 
mitory will hold a reception for the 
faculty and staff, and their families 
on Sunday October 20 from 2:00 to 

1:00 p.m. 

All the faculty and stair are in- 
vited to visit and inspect the new 
building which was opened Sept. 15. 
The building was constructed by funds 

raised by the Alumni Building Cor- 

™ 1th tin announcement of . II 

committees, the annual Horticultural 
Show plans definitely get under «;iy 
for the big exhibition to be held In 
the Physical Education cage N'iim'iii 
her I, 2 and .".. As usual there are | 
number of different classes in land 

seapea, vegetables, and Mowers open 

to students and outsiders. Complete 
listings for the classes will be an 

nounced soon. 

Pruf. Thayer Chairman 
As in former yeart, the whole af- 
fair will be Under the general charge 
of a faculty committee. Head of this 
will be Prof. Clark I.. Thayer. Cnder 
him are Prof. I.yle Plundell in 
charge of construction and Prof. 
James Robertson in charge of de- 

The rest of the arrangements for 
the show will be cared for entirely 
by students. Merton Ouderkirk '41 
is the executive chairman with Ken 
neth Waltermire '11, const .ruction, 

and A. Vincent Brikaon '42, publici- 
ty, as his assistants. To handle the 
large numher of exhibits, the show 
is divided into departments. The fol- 
lowing have been appointed as chair- 
men of these: 

M. S. C. 

Floriculture: Ouderkirk 
Land. Arch.: Waltermire 
Veg. Gard.: Harold Storey '41 
Pomology: Stuart Hubbard '41 
Hort. Man.: John Stewart '41 

Forestry: William Lennon '41 

s. 8. A. 
Floriculture: Stephen Barton '41 
General Hort.: Ernest Kemp '41 

Hotel Stewarding: Roy Hall '41 

Numerous sub committees have al- 
so been appointed to care for the 
many arrangements which will be 
necessary. The list of heads of these 
committees include: Main feature: 
Waltermire; Student Exhibits: Rich- 
ard Leonard '41; Maintaining Show: 
Carl Watts '11, SSA ; Flower Store: 
Marion Freedman '41; Ralcony Dec- 
oration: Paul Procopio '41; Truck- 
ing: Rufus Billiard Ml, SSA; Table 
Decoration: Ruth Gushee '11, SSA; 

Background Decoration: Richard 

Ilayward '11; Supplies and tools: 
Spencer Potter '42; Fnt ranee Decora- 
tions: Frank Bagge '11; Music: Mat 
garet Everaon 'II; Refreshment 
Store: Kdward Mattson '41, SSA; 
Corner Decorations: William Ixmnon 
'41; Clean Dp: Dorrimer Rhines '42. 


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Prof. David A. Sharp .ir., Director 

of Religious Education, announced 
today that State College will send 
a delegation of fifteen students to a 

Conference for the Co n ne cticut Val- 
ley Colleges which will be sponsored 
by the christian Association of Wcs- 

leyan Cniversity on October 18-20. 
The Object of the Con fen nee j s the 

promotion of greater '-"operation 

among the various Christian organi- 
zations of the Connecticut Valley Col- 
leges. The theme of the meeting will 
be "Christian Altitudes in a World 
Of f'risis." It is proposed to set before 
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Widdlife Seminar 

All students and faculty members 
interested in wildlife management 
are invited to attend a wildlife sem- 
inar tomorrow night at French Hall. 
Colored movies of fisheries will be 
shown. This is one of the finest films 
ever made on this subject. 

H.M.S. Pinafore has been scheduled 
as the sixth annual operetta for pre- 
sentation by the Combined Musical 
Clubs. Success of past years may 
permit a three night run, with one 
engagement out of town. 

The dates will be March 27, 28, and 
29. This is the sixth in 'a series of 
ten operettas planned for presenta- 
tion by students here. 

Hurt, Man. Club 

There will be a meeting of the 
Horticultural Manufacturers Club on 
Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. 
in the Hort Man Building. All mem- 
bers are requested to be present. 

The President's Office announces 
that all campus events without ex- 
ception must be scheduled in advance 
on the President's Office Calendar. 

The regular weekly Band rehearsal 

will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mem 

Building auditorium. Women trying 

out for the position of Majorette are 

also requested to be present. 

Engineer's Club 

At a meeting of the Engineer's 
Club which will be held at 7 p. m 
Wednesday, in 113 Stockbridge, three 
seniors will speak concerning summer 
work on engineering projects. 

All students are invited to attend. 
Refreshments will be served. 

Junior Forums 

Members of the junior class will be 
interested to know that open forums 
for juniors only will be held every 
other Sunday for discussion purposes. 
Futher information may be secured 
at the Religious Council Office. 
Social Dancing Class 

First lessons in social dancing are 
given this evening. There are eight 
lessons. Kates and information may be 
secured at the class. 

Horticultural Show 

All students in the State and 
Stockbridge division of horticulture 
and others interested in the forthcom- 
ing exhibition are urged to attend a 
meetng tonight at 7:30 in French Hall. 
Newman Club 

There will be a vie party in the 
Memorial Building tomorrow even- 
ing. Admission will be 25 cents, and 
members may invite their friends. 
Debating Society 

The first meeting of the debating 
society will be held next Thursday 
at 4:30 in the Old Chapel, room C. 
Plans for the coming season will be 

North College 

The new telephone number of North 
College is 8324. 

Life Saving 
Red Cross Senior Life-Saving 
classes will begin Oct. 16 at 3 o'clock 
in the pool. Anyone interested see 
<>r call Martha Hall, Abbey. 
Phi Zeta 
Phi Zeta takes pleasure in announc- 
ing three new pledges: Helen Van 
Meter '43. Mildred Culver '42 and Ida 
Fitzgerald '42 

French Club 
There will he no meeting of the 
French Club this week because of the 

All sophomores interested in being 
either business manager, electrician, 
or stage manager of the Roister-Dois- 
ters, please contact Sumner Kaplan. 
Alpha Epsilon Pi house, before Mon- 

'42 and '43 Rlanks 



For the 


July 1, 1939 


June 30, 1940 









Men's Glee Club 




Roister Doisters 


Women's Glee Club 


General Fund 











Men's Glee Club 




Roister Doisters 


Women's Glee Club 


General Fund 


June 30, 1940 Balance on hand 




Lawrence S. Dick 

in son 

This report is approved: 



Robert D. Hawley, Treasurer 

Massachusetts State College 

Basil Wood, Librarian, Calls Youth Hard 

Headed Realists Who Are Not Afraid to Act 

'Collegian' Reporter Interviews Mr. Wood on World Situation 

— He Advocates Military Training and Discusses 

Pacifism and Morality 

"There is a classic of faulty rea- 
soning which goes, 'The worst horse 
in the world is better than nothing. 
Nothing is better than the best horse 
in the world. Therefore the worst 
horse in the world is better than the 
best horse'.", declared Mr. Basil B. 
Wood, college librarian and student 
of philosophy, when interviewed this 

Said Mr. Wood, in his characteris- 
tic speed of expression, "As silly as 
that sounds, salesmen, politicians, and 
diplomats ate always selling similar 
arguments to people — to the little 
people — to you and me, if they can 
do it. On this very campus," he di- 
vulged, "there is a professor — a bril- 
liant man with two Ph.D.'s, one from 
this country and one from abroad, 
who insists that the Bible sanctions 
lying and murder because it says 
that Christians, in the final analysis, 
are not liable to the laws of men. 

"An argument that many of our 
American youths have swallowed, and 
digested, during the past decade is 
that of pacificism. Peace is fine, I 
know, but in this world of today we 
need to protect our rights. As an 
individual one may turn the other 
cheek if he likes, but as a member of 
a group he must fight for the prin- 
ciples of that group. Nevertheless, 
if the necessity arises, I am sure 
that the men of the younger genera- 

hygiene, and discipline for the im- 
provement of the mental and physi- 
cal health of our nation; that we 
should have available an army of 
millions on millions and be able to 
exert a tremendous force for right 
eousness; and that we should not 
be a mite the bloodthirstier or the 
more belligerent for it. 

"Certainly I do not advocate war, 
but since there is the possibility of 
war, we must realize that the longer 
the delay in preparation, the greater 
number of lives will be lost. I'm not 
anxious to see people killed. Few of 
us are. But since this war has hap 
pened, we must concentrate in see- 
ing fewer lives lost — in the end. 

"As for this theory about the nec- 
essity of periodic wars to provide an 
outlet for combative energy it is 
about as substantial as a shadow. 
Wars are fought for question of right 
and wrong. The combative energy or 
instinct apparent in sports- in razoo 
— is no where near powerful enough 
to make men slaughter one another. 
They must have a much more com 
pel ling motive— the defense of their 
way of life. For if there is nothing 



Mill. Ml 

Axis Meeting 





Three cheers for the fighting Eng-|hargo, he sees no hope of adjusts 
lish! They're still on their island for- and that if the United States 
tress and by the looks of things they'll sistfl in challenging Japan, Germ 
be there for a long while yet. As and Italy in their "humanitarian' 
far as an invasion of the British 
Isles is concerned, last week's hap- 
penings have proved that operations 
are very close to a stalemate. Lon- 
doners got a whole night's rest with- 
out interruption from nauseating, 
whining air raid alarms. Rumors from 
Berlin that the Axis is going to at- 
tempt a compromise with Britain 
through peace offers are continuously 
sifting through. Most important of 
all, Benito Mussolini, for eighteen 
years dictator of Italy, and Adolf 
Hitler, head of the German Reichstag, 
met last week at the little border 
town of Brennero in Italy, undoubted- 
ly to effect a coup of some sort. Any 
Hitler-Mussolini meeting in the past 
has always resulted in definite action. 
Since their last meeting seven months 
ago, little Hitler and big Mussolini, 
looking at their picture reminds us of 
Laurel and Hardy, have made them- 
selves uncontested dictators of nearly 
all of Continental Europe. Czecho- 
slovakia, Norway, Denmark, Austria, 

deavors to create a "new world <• 
der" war would inevitably fn,;, 
Better learn to swing those bayonw 
low, you U. S. fighters. The litt!, ,, 
low men are getting tough, n 

What about Russia? Which 
side of the fence will she finally 
land on? Japan and Russian are 
quite hostile to each other. Per- 
haps Russia will forcefully n . 
press her dislike of Japan's en- 
croachment in China, we hope. 
we hope. Let's wait and see. 
With Germany decreasing fag 
raids on London, the R. A. F. j s j n . 
creasing its raids on Berlin. %. 
liners are seeing quite a bit of the:- 
cold, dark, underground cellars no* 
adays. Besides Berlin last week, tht 
R. A. F. successfully bombed the 
Krupp works at Essen, plants and 
shipyards at Hamburg, railroad cen- 
ters at Cologne and Hamm, and fac- 
tories at Hanover and Stuttgart Tit 
for tat, a bomb for a bomb, England 

the "Netherlands,' Belgium,' "Luxem- l * in there fi K htin S tot her existence. 

Her existence is very important tt 

bourg, and France have all come un 
der their rule. At their present meet- 
ing, believed to have been caused by 
the unyielding British, they probably 
will decide on concentrating their 
combined forces to gain control of 
three vital areas, the Balkans, the 
Mediterranean, and the Near East. 
To gain control of Egypt and 
the Suez Canal, key to the 
British Empire, will probably be 
one of the Axis' chief concerns 
this winter. Seizing the Balkans, 
Yugoslavia, Greece, and Albania 
would give the Axis ports in 
which to thrust against Britain 
in the Eastern Mediterranean 
Italians have been shout ing"Med- 
iteraneo, mare nostrum," for 

If the Germans whipped into the 
Near East, not only would they gain 
the great resources centered there, 
but also could team up with the Ital- 
ians coming in from Egypt and push 
the British right into the sea at 

Then there is Gibraltar which has 


tion as of the older one, would rather or the English Channel, 
fight the battle themselves than seel "However," he Concluded, "I am 
thefr wives and babies trying to j convinced that the majority of our 
fip:ht " (Americans and our American youth 

Our librarian referred to an article j will cooperate to the limit to defend 
by Rupert Hughes appearing in the those things that our system of gov- 
current issue of Liberty. "As you 'ernment has made dear to them One 
see," he went on, "Mr. Hughes has j encouraging fact about the youth 
the same distaste for pacificism as [ of today is that they are, for the most 
for the past five years. He, part, a group of hard headed realists 

worth dying for, there is nothing jbeen British since 171.3, and which 
worth living for. the axis has offered to Spain in re- 

"We should recognize murder as I turn for Spanish assistance, military, 
murder whether it occurs on our own 'economical and geographical, in con- 
doorstep or ten thousand miles away.lquering it. Spaniards are already hav- 
[orality doesn't change at Shanghai ing visions of a vast African em- 
pire through regaining Gibraltar. 

Thus, Hitler and Mussolini had plen 
ty to talk about in their important 
meeting at Brenner Pass, and they 
probably talked about plenty. Was 
irinl fetzt insrhrhen Heir Hitler? 
What now? 

In a speech last week. Prince Fum- 
imara Ko. iye, Premier of Japan. 
Itated definitely that unless the Unit 

iron em- 

has my support in his statement that ;| who are not afraid to analyze a sit- «d States calls off the scran 
every boy and girl should be taught uation nor to act in whatever way 
the rudiments of soldiery, military they deem necessary." 

our existence. We as a nation, since 
we are very much interested in the 
continuance of our existence, will of 
necessity soon be giving active aid 
to continue a mutual Angio -America! 
existence. That is the set-un, 
and simple, as we see it. 

Here are some news offerings from 
our own scene of activities, America, 
land of the would-be free, land nf 
the shall be-b rave. 

Congress, which has been in *■< 
sion for the last nine months, 
just about ready to leave Washing- 
ton, in spite of the sentiment that 
final adjournment should be [ 
poned for the remainder of the pres- 
ent crisis. Last week, Congress sent 
to the White House a bill designed U 
raise one billion dollars annual .. 
through taxation of corporation- 
whose annual earnings are *bw 
twenty-five thousand dollars, i m 
thing has to be done to offset "'• " 
billion dollars appropriated by ' 
gress for a two ocean navy sad 
greatly expanded army. 

Last week Latin-American rep- 
resentatives from all the major 
Southern countries went on * 
tour of inspection of our great- 
ly increasing American "de- 
fense." And. by the way, this "de- 
fense" work is going ahead great 
guns. New units for training 
1.400,000 men are being con- 
structed at convenient point> 
about the country, a parachute 
battalion has already been form- 
ed, and a force of 25,000 plane- 
has been promised by 1942. Draft- 
ing of men will probably begin 
right after the presidential elec- 
tions, the number of men to be 
Continued on Pit* ' 

Thursday. Students are asked to fill 
them out completely, since this rec- 
ord will be used in the yearbook. 

No Vespers 

There will be no vesper service 
this Sunday, October 13. Dr. James 
Gilkey of Springfield will be the guest 
speaker at the following Sunday- 

Math Club 

The first meeting of the mathema- 
tics club will he held Tuesday evening 
October 12. in the math building. A 
cordial welcome is extended to all. 

Wesley Foundation 
There will be a speaker at the 
Index statistics blanks will be dis- Wesley Foundation meeting this week. 

tributed following convocation next I Me is Rev. Francis Drake, and will I son 

speak on "Conscription: Its effect on 
us and our Democracy." 

As usual, the meeting will be held 
at Dr. Lindsey's home on Mt. Pleas- 
ant at 7:30. All interested are cordial- 
ly invited. 

Alpha Lambda Mu 

Harriet Wheatley was elected last 
Monday night as the Athletic Chair- 
man r.f Alpha Lambda Mu. 

Week-end guests of the sorority- 
were Hazel Chapin, '40, and former 
president. Beatrice Davenport, '39. 

Dad's Day plans are well under 
way under the direction of Social 
Chairman, Marion Cook. On her com- 
mittee are: Kit Belk, Dorothy Kins- 
ley, Janet Milner, and Frances Gas- 

To Apply For Editorial Positions 


The Massachusetts Collegian 


Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 


Fine Spirit of State Club May Prove Trouble for Norwich 


ti< • 

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would most eertainlj 
tribute to that 

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Connecticut last 

where the 
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, ., not matter . . 
, look at it. 

,,se first few demoralising 

lie State eleven came back 

t . zeal than I have ever seen 

express, For the first time in 

i„ y games every single man on the 

MttB a put his heart into the game. 

then the Statesmen gained ground 

inn on the bench cheered the 

. when they 

every " 

in the field . 
• bench warmers groaned as 

I,,. man. 

It was fight and more fight all the 
ay The band and a handful of 
students cheered enough to 
entire Connecticut rooting 


rival th. 
| section. 

, bo into detail 

would be vvasted 

effort**It would be impossible to tell 

w Matty Pyan sparked the club, 

a Ralph Simmons butted two and 

,.,..• men out on every play, Ben 

Fri'itas running and tossing the ball, 

I Gil Santin kicking well and carrying 

latter ... but why go into detail. 

It is my contention that a team 
with an abundance of spirit will win 



Power of Soccer Team Should 
Overwhelm Weak UConn 


This Saturday 
Larry Brigga and 

White hooters tour 
on their interstate 
t ic nt l". The Blue 

afternoon Coach 
his Maroon and 
to Storrs to take 
rivals of Conner 
and White team 

Dick Coffin 


UConns Win Game as Maroon 

Grid men Turn in Much 

Better Play 

boasts a strong forward lltie made 
up of veteran players. Captain Geer, 
Baldwin, Pratt, Litvin, Hart, Domin, 
and Swiman have all had varsity ex- 
perience and will undoubtedly give 
the local defense plenty of trouble. 

The poor showing of the Nutnieg- 
gers in games to date assures the 
fast, tricky forward line of Mullaney, 
Papp, Callahan, Arnold and Potter 
of not too much trouble in penetrat- 
ing Connecticut's defense, Past week 
Connecticut fell victim to the Wes- 
leyan hooters by a 10-1 score. A weak 
Nutmegger defense coupled with a 
mediocre offense will not give State's 
hooters too much trouble. 

Although State should win com- j 
fortably, Coach Briggs has fears of 
ove ['confidence in the local ranks, j 
Red Gould, center forward and Lam- ' 
bie Erickson, half-back, will probably 
be in uniform this Saturday. 

John Seery 

Massachusetts State College lost a 
football game last Saturday to Con- 
necticut by the score of 18 to 0. The 
score belies the game, however, for 
the Statesmen ran and passed all 
around the Nutmeggers. 

But for the first quarter in which 
more than its share of games. And I the UConns scored twice behind the 
n line with this, I have noted that j inspired running and throwing of 

•>, eleven always puts up a better 
attic on trips from home. Members 
of the team claim that this latter is 
n because the players are together 
luring the trip, talking and joking 
ibottt everything and nothing. Dur- 
ing practice sessions they rarely have 
tunc to know one another. They can- 

Donnelly, Massachusetts took all the 
honors of the day. 

Paced by the backfield combine of 
Ryan, Evans, Ereitas, and Santin, 
the Statesmen drove to the UConn 
one inch marker midway in the sec 
ond quarter. Two penalties and a 
fumble ruined State's chance of scor- 

i ut pet enthused about another mem- , mK Matty Ryan smashed over the 
f the team whom they recog- ]} M twice for apparent scores and 

use merely as the pair of pants twice the play was called back by 

the officials. 

Ryan played a great game from the 
quarterback position, calling his sig- 
nals with confidence and snaring 
passes with unbelievable skill. Capt. 



Number of first downs 
Total yards gained 
No. of passes attempted 
Passes completed 
Passes intercepted 
Yards gained passing 
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living beside them in the line. 
For a college team to have a win- 
Ding spirit it is necessary for the 
fellows to really know their team- 
As practices are scheduled 
now, they do not get a chance to 
to the other gridmen even af- 
• the practice sessions because 
I nf the boys have to dash down 
to rating houses to grab a cold meal 
I tomething the steward Iragged in. 
In my own hazy fashion I am try- 
' -' tu get to the following point: 
I ant the team have the benefit 
i training table for at least three 
's each week? The expense would 
anal] when compared to the ulti- 
mate profits. 


Simmons was a bulwark on the de- 
fense and a tower of strength in the 

massa< h: sktts 
Carter, >. 

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Statesmen Outplay Dartmouth 
But Only Gain Tie— Two 

IS a double overtime soccer tilt on 

Alumni Field last Saturday, the Mas- 

ttchusetta hooters outplayed and out- 

irht the Dartmouth Indians but 

" ttnabls to get better than a 2-2 

''"> f 'allahan scored for State in 

"' ' ten minutes and Mullaney 

"'''"'i mother counter early in the 

■ riod. Eckart and de Schwei- 

1 Big Grain tied the score 

third period, but two over- 

1 not enough to settle the 

Score: Connecticut IS, Stale 0, 
Tiiiicluliiwim. Donnelly, WnHmaii. I'nint after 
touchdown, Waltrnan (place kick I. 

I 'onnecticnt Hiil>.- : QUW, M< Shiny. Habile. 

Matheaon, BraiMfao*, Better, (Tarrant, Tof- 

fiilnri. Ust'om. PlStt, Kovar-. J. Silvetstein. 
Olmnted, I,cTH'h«\ Mahoney. Cuclily, Steinman. 
i:<|io.-ito. Wuzeinki. K. Hi-uihIhw. Cunriinif- 
ham, Marwv. Klngaton, I'iiinc.'.ui, Stella, 
Hoffman, IM'arli. I'innky. 

State subs: Nasiri. K. Larkin, Carter, War- 
ner, S>:iry, Kvnns. 



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Strength of Whole Club May be 

Enough to Offset N. U. 

Star Runner 

Coach Llewellyn I.. Derby's varsity 
cross country team gets the range on 
the Northeastern University sector 
Saturday afternoon when ten States 
men hit Boston's Franklin Park 
cross country course to face the 
strong Huskies in the season's lead- 
off meet. 

A wall-balanced team is state's 

forts this season. Capt, Hill Kimball 
and c\-capt. Chat Putney are the 
standout runners on the club but it 
is quite possible that they may trail 
Northeastcrn's newest star, the soph- 
omore Carpenter who last week, 
against UConn, showed his heels to 

the entire field. 

However, cross country meets are 
won on team strength, not individual 
stars. Therefore, this thesis is car- 
ried out when we recall that UConn 
though losing first place, beat the 
invaders from Pack Pay 88 to 'VI 
last week. 

This docs not mean that North- 
eastern can be sold short. P does 
mean that the Nutmeg tram was 
Connecticut Valley champion and 
runner up for the New England title 
last year managed to heat them by 
only nine points. Put team strength 
was the determining factor in their 

State, in Puss McDonald, has a 
man doing much to holster team 
strength. Working hard, this mite 
has edged past Brad Greene in the 

time trials to grab the third slot in 
Saturday's team. The only sopho- 
more on the squad, and fired with a 
fighting love for the •1 1 -; mile grind, 
McDonald has eased Coach Derby's 
headaches immeasurably. 

Besides these men, Mo Peland, 
Dave Morrill, Hal Mosher, Kric 

Edges Pitzpatrick in Timings 

— Veterans Trailed by 

Two More Cubs 

Two veteran track men are pac 
ing the freshman cross country can 
didates in preparations for next 
week's meet with Amherst, Coach 
Derby revealed yesterday afternoon. 

Seasoned "track-lore" had much 
to do with the way that Earle New- 
ton won Monday's time trial from 
Lloyd Pitzpatrick by a thin cat's 
whisker. For, biding his time cagily, 
Newton trailed Fitzpatrick all down 
through the final home stretch of the 
yearling course. Kasing out to one 
side with the finish line M) yards 
away, he lifted the beat and whipped 
down tin' last leg to push across the 
line a hare 2 seconds ahead of his 

Trailing these men, however, were 
three other cubs that were within 
ten yards of the winner at the tape. 
Some candidates showed the need for 
more work before tip-top times will 
he turned in, but by next Monday, 
when trials will again he held, they 
should be hard as nails. 


Dotnina is Star of Horsemen ;P 
Halfback State Maj Rely 

on Passes 

A heavily favored aggregation of 
Horsemen from Norwich University 
playa host to the Maroon and White 
next Saturday. However, we of Mas 

Sachusettl Know that one squad will 

march on the gridiron, a determined 

group. With the ill fated Connecti- 
cut game on their minds, the ferocity 
of Ralph Simmons and Company 
should cause the Statesmen to rise 
to the heights of victory. 

The contest, nevertheless, should 
be a corker because Norwich has a 
powerful line and a brilliant triple 
threat in the person of "Dynamo" 
Dotnina, who threw a scare into Bos 
ton University two weeks back by 
scoring the first touchdown on a mag 
nificcnt 8. r i yard run on a pass inter- 
ception. The slightly bruised Cadets 
have had a two weeks rest after that 
game with the Terriers. 

Coach Kb Caraway has a few 
tricks up his sleeves which might 
guide his aroused crew to a win 
During the past week, Caraway has 
been drilling the forward wall in- 
cessantly to get closer to the ball on 
the scrimmage line. The veteran 
Captain Simmons is the perfect ex- 
ample of Coach Caraway's idea. An 
other surprise may be in the offering 
when the ball is mapped to Ruddy 
I' vans, who has incorporated a few 
shovel pass tricks into his reper- 
toir of running plays. Renny Freitas, 
with his passing barrage, should 
make some headway against the Ca- 
dets who showed a woeful weakness 
on passes in the P. U. game. Matty 
Pyan, Oil Santin, Johny Seery, Stun 
Salwak, and Stan Hood have also 
been polishing their offensive attack 
with a victory bound vengeance. 

Freshman Football Team Candidates Give 

Coach Frigard Alternate Hopes and Fears 

Jill Tl.Ii NoKK 

With a nucleus of only twenty four 
experienced men, Coach Pill Fri 
gard's hope for a successful fresh 
man eleven still seemed hazy as he 
bewail formation of a first string last 
week. Experienced men along with 
:i few exceptionally talented green 
gridsters will constitute the fresh- 
man varsity squad. The inexfiei i<nced 
men will be divided up into elevens 
which will be taught fundamentals by 
the system of round robin games. 

There are six men out for the two 
Hank positions. A merry battle is 
being waged among shifty Art Mar- 
coullier from Westficld High, com 
pact Charlie Dunham of Cashing 
Academy, South Hadley High's bur- 
ly Steve Hollis, Dave (not O'Brien) 
Anderson of Worcester North High, 
chunky Pob Wroe of Foxboro High, 
ami handsome Cordy Trobridge of 
Northampton High. 

At the tackle positions Coach Fri- 
gard'S troubles begin. Mob Norton, 
a human dynamo from Norwood 
High is only experienced tackle on 
the team. Perhaps the inexperienced 
Gargantuan Fred Parker, weighing 
800 and scaling the heights at six 
foot three will play, or maybe t wo or 
three tackles will be drafted from 
the surplus of ends and guards. 

Prospects for a Strong duo at the 
guard posts are very assuring with 
the fact that six very talented men 

are lighting for the post. Aarne Kar- 

vonen, another Ralph Simmons, is nlBridgeton Academy 
particularly encouraging picture. He Wilmington High, 

another encouraging sight to Coach 
Frigard. Solid as a brick wall and 
fast as a piston, this I HO DOUndei 
should account for one of the guard 
positions. Four Other gridsters are 
offering stiff competition for the 
guard positions. These burlies of the 
Maroon and White are Dave Wright 

of Northampton Hi^h, .)<,<• Driacoil 
and Chat Mann of Thayer Academy, 
and Tom Tolman of Wilbraham High. 

Boston Latin school sends carrot- 
topped Dave Kaplan for the center 
post. Fighting a bitter duel with 
Kaplan is a local boy, George Pushee 
of Amherst High. 

If you want to bring tears to 
Coach Frigard's eyes, ask him about 
his backfield. It isn't that the- eight 
backs <m the team are not sufficient, 
but that two potential M. S. C. greats 
will not be out for freshman football. 

Pob Englehard, 105 giant from Ha- 
waii, is just getting over a seven- 
knee injury and will not be able to 
play this year. To add misery to 
sheer grief, Pob Pyan, a leu second 
man in the century, will be unable 
to play until he can get rid nf a 
pesky appendix. 

There is still a bright ray of hope 
in the eyas of Coach Frigard. A host 
of nine backs led by Fllson Race, 
One of the finest straight away run- 
nets in the state, all show so much 
ability that at least one niacin ficent 

backfield may be formed. Besides the 

180 pound Race from Monson Acad- 
emy, there are Emy Porowski of 

Boh O'l.eary of 
JOS Masi of 

Rill Kimball 

of Mt. 
ate High, 

Ayer Highs most 
successful teams. Pike Simmons, he 
is also built close to the ground, 

packing his 210 pounds only five feet p* a | Stalbert of Northampton I 
Boston course, eight inches from the ground. Polly and Cordy Smith, another product 


Greenfield, Dick Hayward and Dick, contained 

Smith will finish out the strong club 
thai will attempt to stop Northeast- 
"in Saturday on the greeny swaths 
end long slopes of the 
They may do it, too. 

Deans Academy, Holly Paker 

Hermon, Perny Come of W 

Ed Fedelj of North High, Worcester, 

Colella from La Salle Academy is of Mt. 

M. A. C. Library. 



While you are developing your mind at college, your feet are also developing — In that lies our interest. 
Come in to Tommy's to be correctly fitted for a pair of stylish shoes — Periodical showing of Nettletons by 
a factory expert. 



Continued from Page 3 

Lehane, Harold J. Amherst 

Leonard, Allan P. Wayland 

Lewis, Howard L. Danvers 

Litchfield, Ellsworth B. Scituate 

Manning, John F. Melrose 

Meinke, Wilfred E. Springfield 

Merriam, Arthur E. Westminster 

Mills, Homer O. Wellesley 

Molitoris, Michael E. Northampton 

Mollica, Joseph J. Clinton 

Moray, Howard R. Sturbridgt 

Mushenski, Victor A. Amherst 

McGuane, John M. Greenfield 

Mc Master, Charles M. Springfield 

Nelson, Robert N. Florence 

Nichols, Henry A. Williamstown 

Nickerson, Robert C. Orleans 

Ogonowski, Alexander F. Dracut 

Oringer, Elmer G. Dorchester 

Pace, John R. Watertown 

Parmor, Charles J. Northampton 

Pearson, Warren T. South Boston 

Perry, George N. Sutton 

Phelps, David L. Rockland 

Putala, Eguene C. Turners Falls 

Puchalski, Charles W. Northampton 

Robello, Manuel H. Cotuit 

Roberts, Malcolm M. Winchester 
Roehrich, Carl F. Bridgeport, Conn. 

Rogers, Donald L. Wareham 

Ross, Robert J. Lawrence 

Scholz, Ronald E. State Line 

Searle, Edward C. Southampton 

Simoni, Robert F. Norwood 

Simons, Leonard B. Dorchester 

Smith, Philip H. Maynard 
Southard, Clayton B. South Hingham 

Stone, Richard E. Westfield 
Strong, Marguerite E. 

South Hadley Falls 

Sullivan, Richard W. Dorchester 
Swift, Seth H. West Springfield 

Szarkowski, John A. North Hadley 

Taylor, John A. Haverhill 
Teittinen, Leo N. East Templeton 

Terry, Eileen M. Palmer 

Thayer, Richard M. South Hadley 

Thoren, Emery F. Worcester 

Tierney, Richard V. Cambridge 

Tonet, Elmer F. Northampton 

Treadwell, Elmer R. Lynn 
Tully, Edward J. Hartford, Maine 

Uhlig, Karl R, Florence 
Upham, Edward F. Sterling Junction 
van Alstyne, Peter E. 

Kinderhook, N. Y. 

Vincent, Gordon Gardner 

Wade, Reed M. Wilbraham 

Warnock, Richard C. Easthampton 

Watson, John P. Worcester 

Watson, Robert E. Amherst 
Weathers, Brantley P, 

Short Hills, N. J. 

Weir, Herbert A. Melrose 

Wells, Sally F. Greenfield 

Wilcon, Morton L. Revere 

Williams, Carl Springfield 

Williams, Kenneth S. Sunderland 

Williams, Richard J. Taunton 

Williams, Robert H. Mill River 

Williams, Walter R. Sunderland 

Winer, Nathan Palmer 

Woynar, Michael Amherst 

Yarnell, Joseph D. Springfield 


Sigma Beta Chi 

Bertha Merritt '41 and Douglas 

Reads 'io will be married Saturday, 
in Cataumet, Mass. 

Continued from Page 1 
Following are the questions which 
will be asked by the registrars, to- 
gether with instructions for correct- 
ly answering them as given on the 
official instruction placard: 

1. Name: first, middle and last 
names in that order. Spell out each 
name as you give it. 

2. Address: number and street or 
R. F. D. number, town, county and 
state, in that order. If you do not 
live at a particular address, give 
the address where mail will reach you 

3. Telephone: give your home 
phone, business phone or the phone 
of a neighbor. Give the exchange also. 
If there is no phone to which you 
have access, answer "none." 

4. Age in years: Give your age in 
years as of your last birthday. Do not 
give months or days. Date of birth: 
give, in order, month, day and year 
of your birth. 

5. Place of birth: give the city or 
town, county and state in which you 
were born. If foreign born, give the 
name of the country in which your 
place of birth was located at time of 
birth, even though the name of the 
country has now been changed. 

6. Country of citizenship: If Am- 
erican, say "U. S. A." Name of the 
foreign country of which you are 
a citizen if such is the case. If first 
papers have been taken out, you are 
still a citizen of the foreign country. 
Give your alien registration number 
if foreign citizen. 

7. Name of person who will always 
know your address: give the name of 
the person most likely to know your 
whereabouts at all times. In answer 
ing this specify "Mr., Mrs. or Miss," 
then give the first, middle and last 
name of that person. 

8. Relationship of that person: 
state specifically such as "wife," 
"mother," "employer" or "friend." 

i. Address of that person : give the 
complete address with number and 
street or R. F. D. number, town, 
county and state, in that order. 

10. Employer's name: give the 
name of the company, firm or person 
for whom you work. Give the com- 
pany name, not the foreman's name. 
If you are in business for yourself, 
answer "self." If government em- 
ployee, give the department or bu- 
reau for which you work. If you are 
a college student give the name of the 
college and say, "student.". If on a 
WPA project, answer "WPA pro- 
ject." If unemployed, not on WPA 
and not a student, answer "none." 

11. Place of employment or busi- 
ness: give the street number, town, 
county and state where you work. If 
on WPA give the address of the as- 
signment office. If a student, give the 
college address. If you answered 
"none" to question 10, the registrar 
will enter a dash ( — ) after this 

All that remains then is to sign 
your name in the usual manner and 
swear or affirm to the registrar that 
the answer given are true. 

After that you are one of 16,500,- 

Wildlife Meeting 


Competition For Business Board 


Opens Today 3:30 — Collegian Office 

Memorial Building 

Sophomore Positions Also 

The first meeting of wildlife stu- 
dents of the State College will be held 
at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 11, in 
Room 209 of French Hall. 

The purpose of the meeting is to 
give the freshmen and sophomore 
students and faculty of the State Col- 
lege an opportunity to become ac- 
quainted with the work in wildlife 
conservation in both the undergrad- 
uate and graduate levels at the State 

A colored film on Fisheries Work 
on The Norris Reservoir of the Ten- 
nessee Valley Authority will be 
shown. The film should be of inter- 
est to the people of Massachusetts 
because the largest fish hatchery in 
the United States is located below 
Norris Dam and because Massachu- 
setts has a similar opportunity to 
develop a fish hatchery in connection 
with the Quabbin Dam on the Swift 
River Water Project. 

High School students and the resi- 
dents of Amherst are invited to at- 

The wildlife work at the State 
College is under the direction of Dr. 
R. E. Trippensee, Professor of Wild- 
life Management at the College. 


Continued from Page 6 
drafted at that time dependent 
on the number of voluntary en- 
listments till them. "We're in the 
army now — ta ra ta ra ta ra — . 

Mr. Wendell Willkie is still right 
in there fighting bravely, but, we 
prophesy, futilely, to at least give 
F.D.R. some sort of a fight at the 
polls this coming November. Labor'l 
reception of Mr. Willkie has been 
very cold throughout the whole of 
his trip. A list of the more emphatic 
expression follows : At Inglewood, 
California, Missoula, Montana, De- 
troit and Toledo, aged tomatoes were 
rather violently hurled at Mr. Will- 
kie. At Detroit, expert marksmen in 
the audience subjected Mr. Willkie to 
a barrage of one cantaloupe, one or- 
ange, a bedspread (color blue), a 
waste basket, a 1930 telephone direc- 
tory, and a cracked ash tray. 

Is that the American way, friends, 
is that nice? Tsk, tsk. 

In New York, Senator James M. 
Mead has been chosen to run against 
Representative Bruce Barton for re- 
election to the U. S. Senate. The 
Gallup and other polls, indicate that 
New York will go strongly Demo- 
cratic in the coming elections. Will 
the country also go strongly Demo- 
cratic. Next month will tell the story. 



Along with a group of oth> 
Albeit Einstein last week t 
formal oath of citizenship in 'I 
New Jereey. Germany's loss, 
ica'l gain, we hope. Mr. Eil 
r< <nt publicly expressed \ -,. 
garding non-existence of a p 
God have definitely offended n 
til admirers. 

When Washington asked 
Joseph Patrick Kennedy 
week if he had plans of evacu- 
ating London, America's "most 
bombed diplomat" replied, "Bomb- 
ing, as far as it interrupts the 
night's rest, is nothing new to 
married men, who, like myself 
have many children." Mr. Ken- 
nedy has nine children, and, we 
venture to state that he will play 
an important part in the coming 
important diplomatic relations 
necessary for an Anglo-American 

Sic transit another week, and wit- 
a stethoscope to ear, we listen ir, 
tently, hearing and attempting r.,. 
interpret variations in the pulse <f 
the news. The contagion of spread 
ing brutality has quickened that 
pulse beat till today its sound is ;• 
ominous thump in our ears. If m 
ears hold out, we'll be back next 

Definitely Milder, Cooler -Smoking 

decidedly Better-Tasting, 
Chesterfield is one up on 'em all 

Smokers say 
that Chesterfield is the one completely 
satisfying cigarette. Everybody who 
tries 'em likes 'em. Chesterfield's 
right combination of American and 
Turkish tobaccos is the best that 
money can buy. 

Do you smoke 
the cigarette that 


ifh,e ftachjiaette t oUemtm 

vol i.i 

t— 288 



NO. 6 


State College Host to Leaders in College Personnel and Placement 
Divisions— Emory Grayson is Past President, Miss 
Hamlin Serves on Committee 


President Will Welcome Group 
to Amherst During 
1st Session 

The annual fall meeting of the 
eastern college personnel directors 
be held at Massachusetts State 
College Friday and Saturday, Octob- 
er 18 arid 10. 

Leaders in the various college 

u' mi nt fields will lead the ses- 

: . I 'can Charles Scott Porter of 

I College will lead the Fri- 

iay afternoon session. Leader of the 

Saturday morning session will be 

Miss Edith Stedman of Radcliffe Col- 


Prof. Norman H. Abbott of the 
Boston University school of business 
administration will preside at the an- 
nual banquet. 

Emory E. Grayson, director of the 
State College placement service is 
past president of the organization. 
Miss Margaret Hamlin, placement of- 
ficer for women, is a member of the 
committee on policy and procedure. 

President Baker, President W. H. 
Cowley of Hamilton College, Dr. 
Esther Lloyd-Jones of Columbia Uni- 
versity, and Dean Francis Spaulding 
f the graduate school of education at 
Harvard University will be the prir- 


Evelyn liergstrom '41 and Mary 
Berry '42 will serve with two men 
students and three faculty members 
as the administrative body of the 
new examination system, it was 
announced today. 

Neither the faculty or the men 
students have as yet been selected. 
President Baker will pick two mem- 
bers of the faculty with Dean 
Machmer serving as the third. 

The student senate will appoint 
the men. In future years, the stud- 
ents will probably be elected, as 
was the former Honor Council. 

This new council will handle all 
cases referred to it. and will foster 
honorable methods in faculty-stu- 
dent relationships. 


Gorman Professor is Honored by 

Yearbook — Here For 

Thirty Years 


Dean William L. Machmer Announces stipends Totalling $5,400 

Given to Thirty-Nine Members of Three Upper Classes 
And Two Graduate Students 


Arthur N. Julian 

'ipa! speakers. 


Group Singing to Take Place on 
Steps, of Stockbridge 


Maximum of One Vic Party Per 

Month for Each 


Tl " second student sing of the 

> ! ! be held this evening at 7 

■' Bowker Auditorium. The pur- 

before is to give the student 

ipecially those who are not in 

Wical group, a chance to ac- 

bit of musical instruction. 

ulterior motive is, of course, to 

the singing done at football 

S Will be much like the 
one with Doric Alviani on hand 
Re will continue the attempt 
armony with some of the 
familiar songs. The band will 
"" hand, in order that the 
practice singing with 
The entire corps of enter 
been practicing each 
*R in the proper tech- 
leading and they, too, 
' "< to get in some prac- 
' "lay's game. 

The feeling which lias been grow- 
ing among the faculty and sonic of 
the student body that too many danc 
es and social functions are being held 
on campus led the student life com- 
mittee to cancel the fraternity dances 
scheduled for October 5th, stated 
Prof. Clark L. Thayer, chairman of 
the committee, in an interview yes- 
terday. Prof. Thayer said that the 
committee felt that two dances on 
successive Saturdays at each fra- 
ternity was tOO much of a good thing. 
For the present, therefore, the com- 
mittee is planning on a schedule of 
one dance a month for each frater- 

Frank Simons, president of the In- 
tel fraternity Council has been re 
quested to obtain the recommenda- 
Continued on Page S 

Prof, Arthur N. Julian was accord- 
ed the honor of having the l!)41 In- 
dex dedicated to him at a meeting 
of the Index board on October 10. 
Professor Julian was chosen by a 
vote of the Junior and Senior Board, 
He was selected from several candi- 
dates for the honor of having the 
yearbook dedicated to him. 

Popular Instructor 
It was his popularity as an instruc- 
tor and his good fellowship with his 
students that earned for Professor- 
Julian the distinction of having his 
name selected, the board agreed, Ches- 
ter Kuralowiet, editor of the hides, 
said, "Prof. Julian was chosen be- 
cause of his thirty years of service 
to the students of the college, and 
because of his popularity as an in- 

Many have been the Irh bin, du hist 
With which Prof. Julian has initiated 
students into a knowledge of German. 
He is spoken of often by students 

in connection with his "consonant 
shift" depiction of the origin and de- 
rivation of English words from Ger 
manic sources. His humor is rich, his 
personality is appealing, and his 
course, interesting. These things are 
what make him the choice of the 
Index Board, they report. 

Professor Julian was accepted to 
the faculty in 1911. He is a member 
Continued on Page r, 

Bequeathed by Lotta Crabtree, 

Famous Actress -First 
Awards Made 

William T. Cowlwin 


Amherst College Professor is 

Guest Speaker in 


Prof. Lawrence }>,. Packard of Am 
heist College spoke at Convocation 
this morning on "War and the His- 

Prof. Packard a member of The 

American Historical Society and The 
Academy of Arts and Sciences, has 
been professor at Amherst since 1025, 

He graduated from Harvard In l!»o<>, 
is a member of Phi Bets Kappa, and 

has been lecturing al Colleges through- 
out the country since 1918. Re is the 
author Of several books as well as 
being a frequent Contributor to num- 
erous leading national magasinee. 
During World War I, he served 

as captain of Military Intelligence 

In Siberia. In idl'm, the War Depart- 
ment published reports and opinions 
concerning his experiences, 

Crabtree scholarships totaling 
$5,600 and covering full tuition were 
awarded this week to .'i'.l members of 
the three upper classes and two grad- 
uate students, it was announced today 
by Dean William I,. Machmer. 
Primarily for Agriculture 

This is the first time that scholar- 
ships have been available from this 

fund which was bequeathed to the 

college by I.otta Crabtree, world 
famous actress, primarily as a loan 
fund for graduates of the college 
seeking to enter agriculture. 
Divisions Limited 

The present scholarships, reports 

Dean Machmer, were authorized by 
trustees of the Crabtree estate and are 
available only to students in the di- 
visions of agriculture, horticulture, 
and certain of the physical and bio- 
logical sciences. 

A total of 15*600 has been awarded 
this year, Including two awards of 
$500 each to students in the gradu- 
ate school. Further awards, to fresh- 
men, will be made at the end of the 

present semester. 

Following is the complete list of 
Continued on Page 8 


Places Available For Students 

Interested in College 



,, U ' I a First Class Honor 

" a critical survey of over 

■nlv.! Am <Tican college and 

iNnpV >«'•*> rhooks, the 1940 

Dean Burns Pacifies Rival State - Amherst Freshmen 
Factions As Midnight Clash on Common is Avoided 

nfF to Donn llnniy' Ao »>ni,.li ■ ... 


h ? the 



Uti I 

w Si rated as "excellent" 
>l'«nal Scholastic Press 
'■ rhe award is a unique 
the editor-in-chief of 
rbeefc was Edith Clark. 
**i State College's 
' N '>KX editor. 
r, "">k was thoroughly 
'"ints of editorial policy. 

'Sanitation, school life, 
arance. plan of book, 
and general effect. 

Copjrrifht 1«H), A Jltu. |id«' 

Hats off to Dean Burns I As much 
a part of colege life in Amherst as 
football and fraternities, State and 
Amherst freshmen found him possess- 
ed of a cool head and clear thinking 
Monday evening as words from him 
dispelled what promised to be a riot 
of fourth -alarm proportions. 

Start of hell week at Amherst Col- 
lege found a group of freshmen head- 
ed for the State campus on a hat 
forage. An hour later found Amherst 
boys enjoying (?) a brisk dip in the 
College Pond, and an army of State 
freshmen headed for the ivied wall- 
in Amherst center. 

Hattle Planned 
The Amherst invaders had planned 
to split forces, draw the freshmen 

from the dormitory, raid it, and 
emerge with hats. However, of course 
the dormitories were tipped off by 
phono from fraternity row, and had 
already planned a water carnival as 
reception entertainment. 

Following the rout, retaliation was 
started by State freshmen, and soon 
battle lines were drawn up on the 

Amherst common. Kd Sliz, proctor 
in Thatcher Hall, showed courage and 
Coolnesi In attempting to stem the 
tide, but to no avail. Police had 
arrived, and a few fistfights broke 

it was the appearance of Dean 

Hums that broke the tension, and 
led to dispersal of forces. His usual 
eloquence, puntuated by regular 


Students of Massarhuscls State 
College were introduced to a new 
school sonjj at today's convocation. 
Doric Alviani led the student body 
in sincinR the new 'Challenge Song' 
written by Pete Harreca and Hob 
Mrcglio, both of the class of '11, 
and both of Kappa Sigma* An ar- 
ranuement has been made for the 
State band, and the new 'Challenge 
Song* will be used nllicially for 
♦ he first time at the State-Amherst 
football game. 

cheers would have done justice to 

It is generally fell by upporelass- 
Tnen of both Colleges that gUCCfc occur- j 

ences are unfortunate. Inter-college 
relationships in Amherst haw usually 

been Of the best, with the exception 
of mutual freshmen clashes each fall. 
Town rivalry in athletics has alway. 
been high, and it is sad but true, 
from the State standpoint, that Am- J 
hersl has had little trouble In past 
rears wth Maroon teams. Last, year 

found them taking all five conte I 

In football, baseball, and basketball. 

At all of these intercollegiate 
events, and at all other a< itvitiea as 
Well, the familiar figure of Dean 

Burns, In hia turned-up collar, is I 
Interposed Official gate-tender at' 
Sarrifl brother's, dancer fret it at 

basketball games, speaker at all oc- 

ns, he occupies in reality a place 

in the affections of both College 

And your reporter challenges any 

other (lean of OttS ,,r five Colli 

to stem a tide ai threatened to break 

on Amherst common Monday night. 

TryoUts for radio announcers will 
be held between .'{:()() arid 4 :.•{() Mon- 
day afternoon at the Tower Room 
studio. All those wishing to compete 
should secure script from Fran I'ray's 
office sometime before Saturday noon. 
This is being done so that all those 
Competing will be doing SO on an equal 
basis. Those candidates who show the 

most promise will be recorded and the 
final selection of announcers will be 
in the hands of the radio committee 
Composed of Francis Cray, William 
Goodwin, Bob McCartney, George 
Hoxie, Peter Barreca, and John 
Hays . 

At 4:.'5(J Monday, all students in- 
terested in script writing, comedy 
or specialty acts, or sound effects will 
meet with the committee at the studio. 
Professional Scripts 

Several Scripts have been secured 

from the Radio Educational Dept at 

Washington, I). C. and it is expected 
Continued on I'aae S 


Two hundred and eightv-four of 
the 16, 10 1.000 men eligible for 
draft in the United States register- 
ed in Memorial Mall at the College 


\bout :UH0,000 of yesterday's 

registrants over the country are 

expected (o prove to be class \-| 
no dependents to essential posi- 
tions, no physical disqualification. 
About 800,000 of these men will 

be put in training in the next 

twelve months. Classihration will 
be determined by local boards ns 
men are conscripted. Students may 
defer draft until July |, 


Hie flo00acbu0ctt0 tollepti 

Official undergraduate newspaper of the Masiuuhcj*etts State College 
Published every Thursday 


I'hui -«l,iv , 



Room S, Memorial Building 

Wll I.IAM J. 

DWYER '42. Managing Editor 

ItOUERT C. McCUTCHEON. "42. Editor 
EVKI.YN HEIUJSTROM '41, Secretary 



'41, Editor-in-Chief 


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BERT R. HYMAN '42. Editor 

Financial Adviser 

Faculty Adviser 


JOSEPH R. GORDON. JR. '41. Business Manager 

DA VII i VAN MErER '41, Advertising Mgr. RUSSELL LALOR '41. Circulation Mgr. 

EDWARD O'BRIEN '41. Subscription Mgr. 

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October 17 

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Saturday, October !'i 

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Siiciit Harvard Tb«re 
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Stilt.- I-H Ho;,-' J »;■ > 
Informal Drill Hull H :O0 '..rn 
Extension Service Party 
Sunday. October 20 

VMpora Dr. Gilke* 1 ■ ■'>>> P.m. 

L.wi.s Hall Open Houw for Faculty 

2:00 p.m. -4 :00 p.m. 
Outing Club Buppof Hik«- 
Monday, October 21 

Picnic for Freshmen in Agricultural Di- 
Tuesday, October 22 

Preliminary Dad's Day Skits Bowkvr 

7 i00 p.m.-l 1 iOO p.m. 
Lannuniris and Literature Party Stock- 

bridge House 
Wednesday, October 23 

\i|;iiiih House Tea 8:80 p.m. -5:00 p.m. 

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NO The caption with which we head this editorial was one 

HONOR usvd in 1939 in the Collegian to head a series of com- 
ments on the honor system. Now nearly two years later, 
we find ourselves without the system, but with growing indica- 
tions of honor. 

Many students have commented on the commendable attitude 
of the majority of the faculty in continuing to conduct examina- 
tions without proctoring. While the faculty is allowed complete 
freedom in the matter, it is a satisfying feeling to know that the 
majority of the faculty and students hold sufficient mutual trust 
and confidence to quietly and unobstrusively continue the spirit 
of the system, without the confusion and pettiness of its letter. 

At the time of using the caption "No Honor," perhaps we 
had the system, but indications are now that we may use "No 
syst' m, just honor." 


The AY/r York Time* once accorded Massachusetts 

State the dubious honor of being the "country-club 

college of New England." Now we aren't sure they 

didn't have their local colleges mixed up, but the Student Life 

Committee on campus seems to be in accord with the sentiment. 

Indications are that fraternity vie parties will be limited to 
one per month, and other restrictions may arise. The line of rea- 
soning is that there is one informal per month, nearly one formal, 
and a number of vies. Therefore it has seemed advisable to elim- 
inate many of the vie parties. 

This line of reasoning must be based on one fact, that danc- 
ing, as a form of entertainment, is not desirable. We arrive at 
this conclusion by the obvious fact elimination of vie parties will 
certainly not lead to less Saturday night activity. It simply means 
that the Amherst Theatre, and Lovers' Lane, weather permitting, 
will benefit. 

Limitation of one form of social activity, we're afraid, won't 
lead to any great abundance of Saturday night studying. As a 
matter of fact, we can't remember ever having seen any one 
studying Saturday night. 

If the purpose of curtailing social life is to induce more ap- 
plication to books, we think somebody is barking up the wrong 
tree when vie parties are chosen for the axe. 





Joe liart 

I'd low Americans, 

The Selective Service Act is the 
.nost un-American piece of legisla- 
tion that has passed through Con- 
gress since George Washington wore 
;'iort pants. Personal liberties are 
Sampled upon. Business is inter- 
rupted. Those sacred American in- 
stitutions, the places of higher learn- 
ing;, are reduced to the status of hu- 
man supply depots for the infantry 
by this act. Conditions have become 
so acute that co-eds no longer ask a 
a man which is his fraternity or 
whether he is a freshman or senior. 
Their principal concern now is which 
<lass he fits into in the conscription 
set-up. A Class I man is sure to find 
himself dateless if he tries to date 
a co-ed who reads anything but Mod- 
em nisi lie and True Confession*, or 
if he tries to date a co-ed. 

Fickle, like all women, co-eds now 
prefer to date a class IV male, aban- 
doning the Class I males. This, fel- 
low Class I males, is an enchroach- 
ment on our rights. Why do we per- 
mit it? Why do we stand idle as the 
women date pink cheeked, milk fed 
'.joys under twenty-one? Will you ro- 
bust, young men who are subject to 
the draft permit this infringement 
on your life, liberty, and the pursuit? 
You can change it. 

In an other land across the 
stern Atlantic live a people who 
were not deprived of their liberty 
and rights this October sixteenth 
as you were. They did not lose 
the right to live happily and 
work side by side peacefully this 
October Sixteenth. Nor was Free- 
dom of Speech, the dearest right 
in the bill of American rights 
for Americans, lost to them this 
October sixteenth. These people, 
kindred spirits of ours deep in 
their hearts, sit by their fire- 
sides in happy groups and listen 
to their own "Amos and Andy" 
and "Charlie McCarthy" in the 
evening. Sometimes their Edgar 
Bergen speaks to them. He is 
Charlies voice. Yussef Gurgles is 
a personal friend of mine. I know 
him so well I call him "Dirty 



The desk of the college president, 
whether that president has to do with 
a small college or a large " Ul '< a 
privately-endowed or a state college, 
seems to loom very large in the minds 
of a growing host of people in this 
country who believe that the country 
can be saved by organizing all of us 
to do certain things at certain times 
and in certain ways. Perhaps the 
college and the school executive may 
be considered to be particularly sus- 
ceptible to organized effort, or per- 
haps it is because lie is deeply con- 
cerned with our young people and 
where they are going. 

"Save America" 

If one looks over the steady stream 
of personal letters, form letters, 
printed literature that comes in 
from these organizations who would 
do this or that to save America, it 
seems as if it were almost funny, if 
it were not tragic, that there are so 
many people who believe that Am- 
erica is to be saved from herself or 
some other nation by adopting a slo- 
gan and having everybody repeat that 
slogan when they get up in the morn- 
ing and when they go to bed at night. 
There is no serious loss in this whole 
activity without some gain. Some- 
body is profiting directly by all of it 
and because of my years of contact 
with the paper industry, I am ready 
to say that it is all to the good for 
the paper industry and the printer 
and Uncle Sam's post office depart- 

and the getting out of a vast 
of literature. Of course, t! 
Cross could use the money t 
advantage or it could be seed f 
sending more ambulances and eai 
teens to England. We could b 
much needed home economics build 
ing, or a much needed Physics bui 
ing, or an auditorium, I an , 
sure, for what is being spent u 
whole in this country in any ,;,. 
month in this type of activity 
Questioning Times 

It may even be dangerous foi ne 
to question this sort of activity. Son> 
one might say if I question it that I 
am unpatriotic or that I am pro tkii 
or anti that. Perhaps it is net. . 
in these times that we should W 
fervidly pro this or anti that and I 
am afraid sometimes I have been to 
pro-ally all the way long, and yet I 
am quite sure that I would go sti; 
further than I have gone in urgin 
support of England. 

And what of all these letters and 
this great mass of literature ?Why 
question it? Why not feel that t'> 
more organizations, the better'.' Th 
answer it seems to me is that though 
we may possibly find it exciting N 
repeat slogans day and night, there 
is danger that we shall repeat ilo> 
gam so often that they be lip terr- 
ice only and we shall forget that we 
'iave been going along as a nation 
for 150 years firmly grounded on cer- 
tain principles assuring freedom of 
speech, of assembly and of the pm 
and that these freedoms have made 
it possible for us to build up a gretl 

ment. Rut serious'y. it is perfectly 
evident in all of this that there is 
-sincerity and honesty of purpose and nation. These fundamental fro 
yet it does seem as if the money be- may be forgotten in all of this and 
ing spent could very well be put to it is very much in place, therefore, 
better purposes. In the aggregate, for us to give serious thought at thil 
hundreds of thousands of dollars ap- time to the fundamentals of freedkffl 
parcntly are being spent in the for- necessary to the continuance of a 
nation of overlapping organizations democratic form of government. 





DRAFTY That pun concerning yesterday isn't ours, we heard 
DAY it over the radio. But it certainly was! A humorous 

note was struck in a daily paper also, although quite 
unintentional. A headline stated President Roosevelt's message 
that the response was due to patriotism. Underneath were listed 
the penal sentence and fines for evasion. 

"Dirty Face" is the people's voice 
of truth. He is not permitted to allow 
the truth to alarm. He tells the people 
how strong their nation is, not how 
weak it is. He says the government 
is doing things right, not that the 
government has been doing things 
wrong for years and years. How can 
you my fine intelligent friends have 
faith in a government which is said 
to be or is doing wrong from year 
to year. This nation across the sea 
has done no wrong. Their leaders do 
not impeach themselves, so their is 
no wrong in that government. 

The people of this nation flex 
Continued on Page 8 

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Urn recs 

This week's record output is noth- 
ing that I can get either you or my- 
self hot under the collar about. I can 
talk about three fairly good record- 
ings that are passing, but definitely 
not on the Dean's List. On the other 
hand, there are no out and out flunks. 
I can't even get a normal curve out 
of the marking results. Yet, records 
are one thing that you can't throw 
cither dp or down stairs and grade 
accordingly. They just don't stand Up 
well on the professorial landings. So, 
here are the grades. 

I can usually work Up S sympathet- 
ic sweat over Charlie Harriet and his 
dissonant, spine-tingling orchestrat- 
ings, but his "Night And Day" for 
Bluebird strikes me as being almost 
a perve rs ion of a melody that has 
enough merit in itself, and needs no 
over-imaginative scoring to get a 
hearing. It is a beautiful, slow mel- 
ody that is at its best when played 
at approximately the tempo the com- 
p o s e r ha d when he painted 
it out on the staff. Barnet takes it 
at a fast clip, and really does some 
wonderful things in the line of tech- 
nique, both individual and ensemble, 
but it seems like gilding the lily, or 
sprinkle aqua velva on a rose. The 
one thing that is unbearable is the 
introduction of "Yankee Doodle" into 
the theme. There's no rhyme or rea- 
son to this interpolation, and what 

by K«y 

This game went on for ysW* 
years and everyone thought 
the only way to win the Pr 
mie time the Prizes the» 
came bored with their pal « 
game and all of a sudden they *•! 
want to be Prizes at all. Lots of the- 
rhythm there is seems awfully worth- didn't like tea anyway, *> ■» j 
less. It's a real shame that some of I Prizes resigned forever so the? lC ^ 
Barnet's best work has gone into I be comfortable and stop smiling 
this artistic perversion. the time. .^i 

The reverse, "Wild Mab of the I And yea verily that was a tern* 
Continumd on Pag* Jcatastrophe. 

Once upon a time in ancient Greece 
there was a deep, dark feminity 
which everyone knew, but which niu-t 
never, never be breathed to a •*■ 
Almost everyone was in on thi 
game except one huge group of gw 
who were too young. This old J-' 1 '' 
was a sort of hide-and seek DP 
all the girls had special bad 
they never said to which team t 
belonged, because that was p 
the surprise for the other girls. Eacr, 
team ran a race with the other teSJ 
and in the end everybody got s prea' 
many prizes. The idea wa- to 
who could get the most and the I 
prizes by a certain time and I. *" 

There were lots of rales f" r 
this game, and it was a bit stren- 
uous because you had t<> ■*>* 
all the time, and drink tea and 
more tea. and sometimes you even 
had to wear high heel- But 
mostly you had to be very clever 
a Socratic theory and you had 
to know all about the *&* 

of conversation. 




-Turning on Power When You Need It," is Theme <>f Lecturer, 
Who is Congregational Pastor — College Choir Will 
Present Musical Selections 


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All" a 

Rev. Dr. James Gordon Gilkey, 

nf the South Congregational 
of Springfield, will be the 
at vesper services this Sun- 1 
at Memorial Hall. His subject 
he, "Turning on Power when 
\ eed it." 
(iilkey has travelled extensive- 
ad and is noted for his films 
jr.pean countries. He has al- 
beea a popular speaker at State. 
tudents are welcome to attend at 
Sunday afternoon. 


Preliminaries For Greek Skits 

Will be Tuesday — Finals 

Dad's Day 


Spencer Potter is Elected to 
Post of Junior 

Spencer Potter and Frederick Burr 
were selected as Junior and Sopho- 
more vice-chairmen, respectively, of 
the Winter Carnival committee, chair- 
man John Retallick of the carnival 
committee announced today. The af- 
fair will take place some week-end 
early in January, before the semester 

Activities will get under way with 
registration on a Friday and the car- 
nival ball Friday evening, at which 
time the queen of the affair will be 
chosen. Saturday morning will be de- 
voted to skiing contests, with all 
sports in vogue in the afternoon. A 
hockey game will be the center of 
attraction in the afternoon, and the 
committee hopes to have figure skaters 
on the ice as well. Sometime Satur- 
day the winning house of the inter- 
fraternity snow sculpturing contest 
will be chosen. 

The climax of the entire affair will 
come Saturday in the evening with 
the carnival pagent, which will feature 
the crowning of the selected queen 
and the awarding of cups and medals 
won in the various contests during the 
day. The committee hopes to have a 
fireworks display for this event. 

Chairman Retallick emphasized the 
importance of student co-operation 
in the affair, and especially urged the 
participation of freshmen. 

S. A. E. 

Mass. Kappa chapter of Sigma 
Alpha Epsilon fraternity takes pleas- 
ure in announcing two more pledges 
—Milton Barnes, and Gregory Naz- 
arian— both of the class of 1943. 

Knitting Bags 

Roomy and Well Lined 



A cloud of secrecy, or perhaps in- 
decision, hangs over preparations for 
Interfraternity Skit competition plan- 
ned to entertain parents present next 
weekend. Preliminary contests will be 
conducted Tuesday evening, with 
finals scheduled Saturday at the an- 
nual Dad's Day entertainment. 

Cortland Basset, Lorimer Rhines, 
and Allan Silverman, are in charge of 
the competition and have limited time 
of presentation to five minutes. 

The best skits, probably five or 
six, will be selected from the elimina- 
tion Tuesday. 

Phi Sigma Kappa emerged first in 
last years contest, putting the Discus 
Thrower to shame with a series of 
living statues. 


Draper Hall Has Face Lifted 

by the Grounds 



May Serve Only in Non-Political 

to be Members of School Connn 

— Eligible Only as Town 

Offices in Town Not Permitted 
itteee or Land-Planning Hoards 
Meeting Representative! 

Leonard Warren 


"Recreation and the American 

Way of Life" is Theme 

of Parley 


Free Series of Pour Talks to 

be Given at Jones 


With the re-landscaping of the 
east entrance of Draper Hall, the 
appearance of these grounds has been 
vastly improved. 

The Grounds Department under 
Superintendent W. H. Armstrong is 
completing work on this former eye- 
sore to dining hall boarders. Walks 
leading from Goessmann Laboratory 
to Draper Hall have been widened. 
Students entering Cafe from the 
direction of Goessmann Laboratory 
and the "Abbey" are detoured to the 
main walk, the former path having 
been graded and seeded. 

The grounds surrounding Lewis 
Hall were graded last week and bi- 
cycle racks will be furnished soon so 
that Lewis residents will not park 
their bicycles on the newly-seeded 


Mm Cutler's Gift Shop 

Father Flanagan of Boys Town 
fame will lecture at the War Mem- 
orial Building in Holyoke Tuesday 
night at 8:15. Father Flanagan is 
known for his work in Boys Town, 
Nebraska, which was recently made 
more famous by the moving picture 
featuring Spencer Tracy as Father 
Flanagan. Tickets may be purchased 
from the Rev. David A. Sharp, Jr. 
or at the box office. 

"Recreation and the American way 
of life" has been chosen as the theme 
of the eighth annual Conference on 
Outdoor Recreation. Dr. William G. 
Vinal, professor of nature education, 
heads the planning committee of the 
session which will be held here at 
Massachusetts State College next 
March 13-16. 

The parley includes a full program 
of discussions and lectures on vari- 
ous sports. Camping, golf, water 
sports, nature recreation and gar- 
dening, mountaineering and trails, 
winter sports, photography, archery, 
forestry, livestock, and hunting and 
fishing will be included in the diversi- 
fied program of the recreational con- 
ference. The convention is always 
well attended by Western Massachu- 
setts enthusiasts of outdoor recrea- 

A town meeting, a successful fea- 
ture of the 1939 conference, has 
again been planned for the general 
session on Friday night, March 14. 
Exhibits, contests, and demonstra- 
tions will be put on by students and 
others that are interested. The 5- 
college Outing Club made up of stu- 
dents from Mount Holyoke, Smith, 
Amherst, Springfield, and State Col- 
lege is planning its annual barn 
dance as a part of the conference 

A faculty committee meeting was 
held last Monday to continue the 
plans for the 1941 conference. At 
present the program as to speakers 
and exhibitions is incomplete but 
preliminary plans for the conference 
have been laid. 

A series of four medical lectures 
by very prominent physicians will 
l>e held Sunday afternoons at 5 p.m. 
at the Jones Memorial Library and 
lie free to the public. 

The first lecture will be this Sun 
day and is entitled "Heart Disease 
and What To Do About It." The 
speaker will be Dr. Samuel Levine, 
Cardiologist of Peter Bent Brigham 
Hospital, and past president, New 
England Heart Association. 

"Hygiene of Vision" by Dr. Ben- 
jamin Sacks, ophthamologist of Mas- 
sachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 
professor, Tufts College Medical 
School, will be given October 27. 

November 10 is the date for the 
lecture which is entitled "Indigestion, 
Its Causes, and What to do About 
It." This lecture is to be presented 
by Dr. Soma Weiss, physician -in- 
chief, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 
former physician-in-chief, 4th Medical 
Division, Boston City Hospital, and 
professor, Harvard Medical School. 

"Endocrines" is the title of the last 
lecture to be given November 24. 
The speaker is to be Dr. Joseph C. 
Aub, physician-in chief, Collis P. 
Huntington Hospital, professor at 
Harvard Medical School, and consult- 
ant, Massachusetts General Hospital. 


Alpha Gamma Rho 

This year freshman course in 
Mathematics has been divided into 
two parts: 1) devoted to those who 
desire to continue in mathematics or 
sciences, and (2) those who are re- 
quired to take the subject and do not 
expect to take any advance courses 
in the following years. The first sec- 
tion, being the more difficult, con- 
tains less algebra and more analytics 
geometry; whereas, the second one 
contains practically no analytics at 
all. According to Prof. Harold Bou- 
telle, there is a ratio of two to one 
—with the majority of the students 
taking the simpler course. There are 
forty upperclassmen who are math 

Civic-minded niemhers of the State 

College Faculty may be forced to re- 

<^i\ their posts in Amherst town gov- 
ernment, according to an Intorpor- 

tat ion oi the Hatch Act made avail- 
ahle today. An addition to the act 
bars political participation of any 

memb e r of an organisation receiving 

federal support. 

Employees of the college, even thoac 

whose salaries are paid entirely from 
state funds, are covered by the Hatch 
act which extends the provisions of 
the original Hatch Act to any "officer 
or employee of any state or local 
agency whose principal employment 
is in collection with any activity 
which is financed in whole or in part 
from loans or grants made by the 
United States or by any Federal 

Since Massachusetts State College, 
in common with land-grant colleges 
in other states, recehes a part of itH 
income from Morrill and other Federal 
grants, its every employee is thus 
covered and barred from taking part 
in political activities or occupying 
elective office as a representative of 
a political party. 

This has been interpreted here to 
mean that the only local office which 
a State College employee may hold 
is the non-partisan office of town 
meeting representative. This inter- 
pretation will bar members of the 
college staff from holding positions 
on the town school committee or plan- 
ning board, positions which in the 
past have been variously held by 
educators who have contributed their 
specialized knowledge to these activi- 

President Hugh P. Baker has 
notified members of the staff of this 
interpretation through the Executive 
Bulletin and will discuss the various 
provisions affecting staff members at 
a meeting of heads of departments 
this week. 



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tions of the Council and present them 




34 Main Street 

Eyes Examined Glasses Repaired 

Prescriptions Filled 





Newspapers Delivered to Your Dormitory Door 



Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity takes 
pleasure in announcing the pledging 
of Dario I'olitclla '43, a transfer 
from Virginia Military Institute. 
Wesley Foundation 

The Wesley Foundation will meet 
at Dr. Adrian Lindsoy's home Sun- 
day at 7:30 p.m. 

to Prof. Thayer. The Student Life 
Committee will then draw up a new 
set of regulations concerning all so- 
cial functions. 



Amherst and Willlamstown. Mass. 
Specialists In College and School 

High Quality 


Serving Williams Collage, Amherst. 
Mass. State, Stockbridge School of Agri- 
culture. Deerfleld Academy. 



Continued from I'ngp J 
that some of these will be used as 
part of the broadcasts during the 
course of the year. Doric Alviani is 
cooperating with the group to furnish 
music for the programs, and the Rois- 
ter Doisters student dramatic society 
will have charge of the plays, skits, 
etc. to be presented. 

Robert Breglio, '41, has been chosen 
staff musician to act as studio ac- 
companist and special fill-in man. 

Headquarters For 




143 Main St. Northampton! 

Continued from Page t 
Fish Pond", is a slow, eerie thing 
that is typical Barnet, or Elling- 
ton. It has all the hair-splitting 
chords, the bumpy rythms, and 
the unpredictable phrasings that 
make Barnet interesting and very 

Harlan Leonard's Rockets have 
waxed a Bluebird disc of "Rock And 
Ride" and "Snaky Feelin'." The first 
is typical ensemble riff stuff, and 
not particularly refreshing, which is 
the only good feature about any riff 
number. But, "Snaky Feelin'" is a 
slow, again weird, offering, that bor 
ders on blues tempo and progression, 
and is worth a few spins on your 
turntable, or, at least, if some one 
else puts a nickel of bis money on it 
in a jukn box, stick around and give 
a listen. 

Good old dependable, predict- 
able, delectable, danreable. Tom- 
my Horsey takes another disc 
off the assembly line this week 
with a Victor impressing of 
"Shadows On The Sand" and 
"You're Breakin K My Heart All 
Over A Rain." These are two bal- 
lard numbers: both especially 
dance numbers, both especially 
melodic, both especially predict- 
able, and both especially liable 
lo find their way into most "vie" 


The Greeks had a Word for it" 

and the word was and is GOOD FOOD. Good food, good service, good company 

awaiting the Statesmen and coeds. 


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by Irving Rabinovitz 

One can sooner imagine a smile 
gracing the face of a codfish than 
picture an audience, attending a per- 
formance of the Boston Symphony 
Orchestra, at Symphony Hall in 
Boston, breaking into tears. Yet, at 
the first American performance of 
Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 
2, in G Minor, the magcal combination 
of Jascha Heifetz as soloist, Serge 
Koussevitzky as conductor, and the 
tender reflectiveness of the Andante 
Assai of the second movement wove 
the spell that captured the hearts of 
the proverbially phlegmatic Boston- 
ians. The listener, on hearing the 
work as recorded by Victor, with the 
same artists, can readily feel the surge 
of emotion that overwhelmed that aud- 
ience. The music is written by a com- 
poser in the Autumn of his life, ex- 
pressing in sweeping phrases a sense 
of fullness, of completion, touched by 
a note of sadness. 

This concerto deserves to rank 

among the great violin concertos 

of Brahms, Beethoven, and Tchai- 
kovsky, enhancing an already 

firmly established international 

reputation. While Prokofiev's re- 
putation is world-wide, his works 

are most popular in his native 

Kussia, where his music is the 

greatest single influence in the 

moulding of Soviet music. 

Prokofiev belongs to the middle the theme 

l roKonev dshhmp coincide with Amherst weekend, 

irpiif ration standing between the LUU1UUC "" ... , 

compters 'who, like Gliere and Vas- Several classes of exhibit, w be 
s So were well formative years available to the compears. State 
MienKo, wt-ie ""-' ' Stockbr dee. and other students as 

were spent under the Soviet Regime. »tOC»« £^ ^.^ ^ ^ 

Horticultural Show Committee 

Horticultural Show Announces Classes and 

Sub-Committees For Exhibit Nov. 1, 2, 3 

Thirty-Second Annual Show Expected to Draw 10,000 to Campus 

Oriental Motif Will Predominate — Exhibit Classes Open to 

State, Stockbridge, and Private Exhibitors 

The thirty-second annual Horticul- 
tural Show will be held in the Cage 
at the Physical Education Building 
November 1, 2, and 3, it was 
announced today by the committee in 
charge. The show, sponsored yearly 
by the college, is expected to draw 
the usual crowd of 10,000. An Orien- 
tal motif will predominate the show 
as students and private exhibitors 
tune their exhibits to harmonize with 
This year the show will 

While pre Revolutionary composers 
had to be "naturalized" as Soviet 
muscians, Prokofiev's music fitted 
without strain into the scheme of 
"socialist dealism", as Soviet critics 
describe the essence of Soviet music. 
The chronological list of Prokofiev's 
works shows an extraordinary con- 
stancy of purpose. There are no sud- 
den changes of style, no incursions 
into self-denying classicism or sweep- 
ing modernism. There are no recan- 
tations, no "returns to Bach." Instead, 
there is a creative self-assertion. 

In the early year of the Soviet 
Republic, musicians were apt to spec- 
ulate on whether this or that composer 
was "constant" with the spirit of the 
new nation born of revolution. Of 
contemporary composers, there were 
few who were as close in spirit to the 
new music of the masses as Prokofiev's 
cheerfully lyrical muse. 

Yet Prokofiev was a West- 
erner. He went eastward around 
the world in 1918, and he did 
not revisit Russia until 1927. As 
a concert pianist and conductor of 
his own works, he was a familiar 
figure in Paris. Berlin. London. 
and New York. In 1934, Prokofiev 
settled permanently in Moscow, 
without abandoning his annual 
visits to Europe and America. 
Throughout this period, between his 
first tour in Russia and his final set- 
tlement in Moscow as a Soviet com- 
poser, Prokofiev's music underwent 
subtle changes in a direction away 

allowed to enter. 

A committee of students and fac- 
ulty are hard at work planning an 
exhibit calculated to surpass any of 
those in any previous year. 

A schedule of the displays open to 
competitors is as follows: 

Class 1. Displays. This is open to 
all students in the Division of Hor- 
ticulture. Displays should be arrang- 
ed for effect to cover 100 square feet. 
Accessories of any sort except cut 
flowers may be used. 

Section A. Formal Displays. 

Section B. Informal Displays. 

Section C. Miniature Displays. 

Section D. Window Displays of 


Section E. Oriental Style Displays. 

T. R. Leonard is chairman of the 
committee on these displays. Rules 
may be obtained from him. 

Class 2. Open to competitors from 
the Stockbridge School of Agricul- 
ture. Basket arrangements or small 

Class 3. Competition for students 
in floriculture. 

Section A. Bowl arrangement of 
small flowered crysanthemums. 

Section B. Vase arrangements of 
small flowered types. 

Class 4. Miscellaneous competition. 
Open to all. 

Section A. Basket arrangement of 
native or other hardy types. 

Section B. Winter bouquet. Ar- 
ranged any style with fruiting 
branches excluded. 

Section C. Original arrangement of 
fruiting branches. 

Section D. Arrangement of fruits 
and vegetables in chopping bowl. 

Section E. Japanese Style arrange- 

Section F. Terrarium. 

Section G. Dish garden. 

All entries in class 1 must be in 
not later than October 18, and the 
other entries must be in not later 
than October 28. 

The German "Drangnach Osten 
(push to the East) which is pushing 
the field of battle to new outposts, 
and which is designed to strip britain 
of her choicest colonial possessions, 
and thus bring about a conquest of 
the British without actual invasion 
of the British Isles, was started last 
week with Germany's bold entrance 
into Rumania. Hitler, with the pos- 
sible aid of Mussolini, is, by all out- 
ward signs, about to attempt to put 
into effect the ancient Hohenzollern 
dream of using the Balkans as a 
route to Eastern power. This drive 
to the East now seems the only logi- 
cal thing for Hitler to attempt. The 
British refuse to bow their necks and 
persist in gritting their teeth and 
holding on, so, the attempt now will 
be to conquer the Balkans, and thus 
strangle Britain by taking away her 
power in the Eastern Mediterranean, 
in Africa and in the near East. 

In looking at the map of operations 
which we have before us, we see Ger- 
many driving down from above, and 
Italy from below, both intent on 
crushing British power in the Near 
East. Italy, after a march across the 
deserts of Libya, is now at the coastal 
town of Sidi Barrani, Egypt. Her 
next move will be to continue her 
march directly eastward across Egypt 
and Palestine, in an attempt to meet 
German columns who in turn will 
have come across the Balkans south- 
eastward through Syria, Iraq and 
Iran. Thus, the Axis hopes to cut off 
Britain from the great wealth which 
she is drawing from the Eastern 
world through the Suez Canal and 
the Mediterranean. 

Mountain Day Success With Spirits Lively 

And Clothes Dampened in Mt. Toby Holiday 

speeches were much less bellicose 
last week, Washington is prepar- 
ing to send the liners Manhattan 
and Washington to evacuate all 
Americans from the Far East. 
It is not easy to put Japan out 
of mind as a very definite threat 
to our future security. For dec- 
ades the United States, basing its 
policy on the Nine power treaty 
of 1922 with its guarantee of aid 
to China, has been attempting to 
Asia. We have never recognized 
the 1931 Japanese invasion of 
Manchuria and to this day British 
diplomats are probably regrett- 
ing the fact that they refused 
to join us in a firm stand against 

Our continued protests against 
such happenings as the Japanese 
sinking of the American gun-boa: 
Panay, bombing of Chinese reaida> 
tial cities, and the recent alliance of 
Japan with the axis to bring alum! 
a "new world order," has not had 
much effect. Britain's answer to Jap- 
an's signing of the axis pact was the 
opening of her Burma Road, that 
narrow highway which stretches from 
British Burma to Humming in Chin- 
ese Yunnan, and which is proving 
a life line for war supplies to hard- 
pressed China. The British had clos- 
ed the road three months ago, at 
Japan's request, but now, with net 
an open avowal of Japanese anti- 
British policy, the road is open, and 
long live China. Quite cosy, theft 
British, quite cosy. The British Am- 
bassador is still at his post in WaeV 
ington, assuring our government that 
Far Eastern reverberations are be 

Maybe, Hitler, maybe, but don't j njr sounded as part of axis strater? 

you think you've bitten off quite a big 
hunk The 2,000 miles from Berlin 
to Bagdad is quite a hike. Not only 
will the British legions be dogging 
you every inch of the way, but there 
is also Russia to consider. Russia 
who has said "nyating" all these 
months, but whose shadow is right in 

to lessen U. S. aid to Britain, and is 
attempting to bring about a mutual 
Anglo-American embargo on all ship- 
ments of war supplies to Japan. Hu- 
mors have it that the Britains have 
promised us privileges at Singapore 
and at the Port Darwin, Australia 
naval base for our assistance in this 
little affair. Again we say, quite 

"Now we can see the girls as they 
really are," remarked one unsubtle 
escort Tuesday afternoon as he 
speared a hot dog and shook a drip- 
ing straggle of his own hair out of 
his face. But Fate overlooked no one 
in the effort to transform a tradit- 
ional fair-weather Mountain Day out- 
ing into 'a wet party. Mount Toby 
has many desirable features to its 
credit but air raid shelters isn't one 
of them! Only those souls lucky 
enough to be working in the check- 
ing cars escaped the downpour that 
fell in sheets and blankets (even 

some of those comparatively dry per- 
from the constructivist ideal of the I sons were uncomfortable enough 
European theater and towards the! to eat raw dogs, and no one was un- 

self-sufficient design of romatic real 
ism, the realism of human emotion. 
Distilling the three chief ingredients 
of his musical essence, dynamism, 
lyricism, and sarcasm, Prokofiev has 
formed a style with less saivasm 
than in early works, while enhancing 

aware of that biting wind that caused 
wet, soggy, clammy figures to cower 
like Whipped puppies). 

Social Leveler 

"The greatest social leveler of the 
, year," we dare to call the event, for 

the lyric power, and leaving his youth! lore's something comradely about 

ful dynamism undiminished. 


The Current Affairs Club will meet 
Tuesday night at 7:.".0 in the Sem- 
inar room of the Old Chapel. Elec- 
tions of new officers for the coming 
vear will take place. Nominations 

were made at the last meeting. A fea- 
ture of the meeting will be a dis- umbrellas! Far be it from us to lug 

growing goose pimples and trying to 
control the shivers when you know 
that the person next to you is doing 
exactly the same thing. How easy it 
was to sympathize with fellow suf- 
ferers who were singeing eyebrows 
in an effort to drive out the chills. 
As we had labored up the mountain 
we had pitted those uninformed souls 
who had burdened themselves with 
extra sweaters and, of all things, 

etUMhHI of the presidential campaign. 

o'clock how we envied those um- 
brellas that had seemed so out of 
place at two o'clock! Half way up the 
mountain we'd have gladly swapped 
our coats for an ice cold "coke" and 
called it a bargan; half way down the 
other side of the mountain we were 
craving hot coffee and another coat! 

To add to our adventures and to 
afford variety, someone politely stirred 
up a nest of yellow jackets, and sever- 
al members of that bold species en- 
joyed a hasty rest on our socks. We 
didn't enjoy the visit, however,— we 
got stung! 

The most popular man of the after- 
noon was —no, not that freshman 
Romeo — but Tim, the coffee man, as 
he dipped out that steaming liquid 
that warmed us up for a few minutes 
at least. All sorts of headgears were 
popular, too. From now on we see 
no reason for sarcastic remarks about 
women's hat styles — we noticed a 
choice assortment of masculine head 
covers, varying from the pixy-like 
hood that one fellow borrowed from 
his girl friend to a cardboard box 
and an inverted knapsack. 

All in all, we pronounce Mountain 
Day, this year, a test of anyone's 
amiability. It was an ordeal to keep 
one's good humor from reaching the 
same stage of dampness as one's self. 
And what's more we're not so sure 
but what the couple who came home 
on the first bus and went upstreet 

your path to the East, and who might 

not relish German expansion along j cosy, these British, oh quite quite 
the Black Sea, eventual exposure j cosy. The Japanese government, on 
of the rich Ukraine country, and per- the other hand, speaking through her 
haps loss of a gateway through the Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka. 
Bosporous and Dardanelles. Perhaps assures Washington that the Pact of 
Russia isn't very well pleased with Berlin in no way seeks to implicate 
the alliance you have made with her the United States and that "none 
hated enemy, Japan, and a balance of of the signatories of the pact wants 
power in Europe will soon begin to the U. S. in the European war. « 
come about, with the balance slowly i n a conflict with Japan because of 
moving Russia's way. World power; the China incident or othenvis. 
is at stake, and madman that you 1 Parry, counter-parry, diplomatic 
are, you are gambling for it, but I move, counter diplomatic move, how 
remember, you are playing with a long will it be before we are in the 
hig company when you play with position that we must inevitably 
Russia. And thus, our little bit of 'adopt? Some say two months, some 
advice to Der Feuhrer. Rather con- 1 say two years. Our guess is that I 
ceited, eh what? depends on the efficiency with which 

Last week, Washington sug- our "defense" system is built up. 
gested to Americans in Japan By the time these words are 

being read, an estimated 16.r>00. 
000 men will have answered 
eleven questions which officially 
registers them as liable to call 
for active military duty. One out 
of every four able-bodied men 
who registers will be in a null- 
Continued on Pap* * 

that, in view of our present 
strained relations with Japan, it 
would be wise for them to put 
their valor aside and come home. 
A first batch of 100 Americans, 
wives and children of business 
people, left almost immediately. 
In spite of the fact that Japanese 

for a chicken supper served in com- 
an umbrella on a hike! But at four fort had the right idea. 


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T| lt Cavalry Unit With Small Tanks, Light Guns, is More Effec- 
tive and More Dangerous Than Ever Before — Germany 
Has Cavalry of Over 700,00 Horses 


its I 

Cavalry, instead of being on 
4 y out, which is the opinion of 
people, is definitely on its way 
being more important than ever 
bef" l ' this is the keynote of a state- 
ment made by Col. Donald A. Young 
n f the Massachusetts State College 
i; T. C. unit Tuesday concerning 
t h e Cavalry's status in modern war- 

i are the days, Colonel Young 

■aid, when the Cavalry unit consisted 
,f b cavalryman, a horse, a McLel- 
lan pack, a saber, a rifle and a pistol ; 
the modern Cavalry unit, augmented 
hv small tanks, light guns and other 
pieces of mechanized warfare, is more 
effective, more dangerous than ever 


Charles Courchene '48 and John 

Gould '11 Added to 

Singing Group 


Communication! moit deal with fact and 
remain in food taate. Editorial discretion 
mar require that any published communi- 
cation be signed. In every caae the writer 
mutt be known to the editor-in-chief. 

To the Editor: 
The Collegian : — 

Did you like the new football pro- 
Do you think they have a value more 
than just the fact that they give 
some interesting sidelights that go 
with a game ? 
I Do you think they have publicity value 
Charles Courchene '43 and John for the co „ ege when prosp ective 
Gould '41 have been selected to fill; f res hmen come around? 
the gaps left in the Statesmen quar j Are they sorn ething you don't have to 
tet by the graduation of John Osmun i feel asha med of when comparing 
and Myron Hager. With Stuart Hub- , notes with friends from other insti . 


Leonard Warren, Uaritone, Sings October 26 Kraeuter Trio to 
Play Jan, 10 — Randolph Hokanaoa, Feb. 17 

— Carola Goya, April ii<) 


Program for Fathers Will 
October 26 — Activities 


bard and Wendell Washburn still 
very much in evidence, the quartet 
appears headed for their usual pop- 

Margaret Stanton '43 has been 

"tIk'' Colonel cited instances of | added to a trio that consequently be- 
horses being moved in vans hundreds j c p me f. a quartette, ' to combine with 

of miles to woodlands, mountains, 

the Statettes of two years standing, 

where"tanks Pe *M ^rthiaume, Betty Moulton, 
and Gladys Archibald. 

Tryouts for the novelty quartet, 
the Baystaters, will be held this 
week. It is planned to cut the Men's 
Glee Club to a maximum of fifty, 

would be of no avail. 

The fact that Germany has a Cav- 
alry of between 700,000 — 800,000 
; that England is building up 
her own Cavalry; that Italy, without 

the aid of Cavalry in her African am I a tr , TO,,ng Kroup of t™>ty-six. 

campaign, is having a great deal of Th * cho, . r ' ^"t'-ating <* the 

trouble moving her tanks about in ^Z mus,c of the lr,th - 17th ' and 

the desert-all this, Colonel Young 18th , centunes . will appear Sunday 

emphasized, pointed to the importance at *•. ^5^"*^ ^^f^ host 
of Cavalry, augmented by mechan 
tied units, in modern warfare. 

Do you think the idea is one that 

should be continued? 
If you like the Programs and like the 
idea, there are two things you can 

1 — Tell your friends, tell the ath- 
letic department so. 
2 — More important, support the 
idea by buying the program. 
The sales help make execution 
of the idea possible. 
As an alumnus, I think the programs 
are a tremendous step forward and 
want to see them continued. 

George W. Edman '21 
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 

Outing Club 

Amherst Game 

to the Christian Endeavor Associa 
tion of the Connecticut Valley. They 
will also be used in radio broadcasts 
during the latter part of November. attend the Five College Outing Club 

trip to Mt. Greylock this weekend. 

Seventy-five hikers are expected to 

Official invitations to the Dad's 
Day program on Saturday, October 
2f>, have been sent to the fathers of 
all Massachusetts State College stu- 
dents by the Dad's Day Committee 
headed by Jean Davis '41. 

The committee has requested that 
every student second the otliciul in- 
vitation with a personal invitation to 
come to the college next Saturday. 

Arrangements have been made by 
the committee for class room visits, 

As the result of a very successful 
Campaign, the Amherst Community 
Conceit Association announces a 
four concert program for the I'.MO- 
II season. The first concert will be 
Friday, October 26, when Leonard 
Warren baritone of the Metropolitan 
Open Company will sing at Stock- 
bridge Hall. 

The second concert will be January 
10 when the Kraeuter Trio will be 
on campus. On February 17 the ar- 
tist will be Randolph Rokanaon, pian- 
ist. At the last concert of the series, 
Carola Gojm, dancer, will be fea- 
tured on April 27. 

Amherst inemhers of the concert 
association may attend concerts at 
Pittsfield, Greenfield, and Athol. Fol- 
lowing are the programs for those 

a military exhibition, attendance at P lacp s: Pittsfield: Nov. 14, Barber of 
the Worcester State Game at 2:00 St>vil| e. Opera; Jan. 11, Argentinita 
p.m. and an evening of entertain- ,{a,, <'t; Feb. fi, Cleveland Symphony 

ment at Bowker Auditorium. In the 
evening skits will be given by the 
fraternities and sororities. 

will be given to the dads when they 
register in Memorial Hall. 

The Department of Physical Educa- GAME SEATS 
tion announced today that student 
tickets will admit the bearers into the 

After conferring with Curry Hicks 
The"Amherst of J* Ph ^ ic f !, Educa tion Depart- 
pme at Pratt Field on Nov. 2. If men f' D °" ald A,,an « P residen * °* the 

anyone should want to transfer his 

served seat 

he may apply at the Phys. Ed. Build 
ober 31 am 

Student Senate, announced plans for 

Approximately twenty-five of these 
students will be from the Outing 
Club of Massachusetts State. The 
rest of this number will be made 
up of students from the Five College 
Outing Club Association of Amherst, 
activities ticket for a reserved seat, J? deve, °'* rnf ' nt Pi , " f t an organized Mt . Holyoke, Smith, and Springfield 
_. ^ ™ ~. ~ . ' cheering section. The State stands will Colleges 

ater October ind pay be ^ ° ff f onc side J of the fift ^ I From October 18 to 20 the moun- 

yard J ,r ! e and onl y students will be tain climhers will brave the cold 
admitted to the section. The fresh- weather to make this long anticipated 
man class will probably form the trip. One of the high spots of the 
backbone of the section in that a affair will be sleeping in tent.. Some 
large number have already signified f) f the more fortunate students who 
approval of the idea. 'have no classes on Saturday morn- 

Cheer leaders and members of the in^ w j 

65 cents besides 
student ticket. 


Orchestra; Greenfield, Nov. 1, Rose 

Hampton; Feb. (!, The Barren- Hritt 

Concertino; March 10, Julian Katch- 

As in former years, complimentary ( ' n> P''ii«t; Athol, Nov. 18, Anna Kas- 

tickets to the game and evening show ' kas » contralto; March 17, Harrere 

Little Symphony; April 27, Ronald 
Marshall, tenor. 

lieonard Warren 
After a period of singing wher- 
ever he could and studying hard, 

Leonard Warren decided to qualify 

for the Metropolitan Opera Auditions 
Continued on Pag* 9 


Research is constantly being car- 
ried on by the professional men con- 
nected with the Experimental Sta- 
tion on campus. Those occupying 
their immediate attention include 
work to devise new techniques for 
the application of "big city" methods 
for private water supplies in rural 
districts and also research into swim- 
ming pool sanitation with a view to 
bettering the methods in use at pres- 

Dr. J. B, Fuller, research scientist 

Fine Arts 

Series Will Start October 29th 

With Program by Prof. 




Addresses, exhibits and recitals 

will take place in tin; Fifth Annual 

Fine Arts Series at Massachusetts 

with the Experimental Station, haa|8tate College each Tuesday at 4:.'10 

Senate will direct students to the sec 
dents to the section. 

stated that the two new studies be 
ing undertaken by his department are 
those of an intensive study of dish 
washing methods, with the object of 

and the 


are a Barn Dance on Saturday night 
For the past week the eheer-lead- and a starlight climb to the summit 
•ra have been drilling in the art of of the mountain to watch the sunrise 
song leading and with a final re-, The other main event scheduled for 
hearsal at the Sing should organize this weekend is the supper hike to 
far better singing at the Rhode Is- Shutesbury on Sunday. The hikers 
land game than has been heard so will carry picnic lunches which will 

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Debating Club 

The Debating Society will hold its 
first meeting this Thursday afternoon 
at 4.-.W in the seminar room of Old 
Chapel. All interested are urged to 

p.m. at the Old chapel, beginning 

October 2!». An ever increasing at- 
tendance has shown clearly that these 
affairs are finding a real places in 
the life of the college and the com- 

The key note of each event is in- 
be accomplished in the various fra- j formality. Always concluded in less 
ternities. Apparently, there is room ithan one hour, each artist Off per* 
for improvement in that quarter, former attempt! to bring his work 
When and if a satisfactory conrlu- or art as close to the public as pos- 

ill probably leave on Friday " nV '' in * , ""' '"•»'<' unitary; 

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As for research on tobacco disease, 
it seems that there is some effect on 
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ation is almost always the order of 
the day with musical affairs. As in 
past years, all phases of art will be 
represented - language, literature, 
music, painting, sculpture, photog- 
raphy, as well as some of the lesser 
branches of the arts by the outstand- 
ing speakers and recitalists. 

A notable event in the series will 
be the informal recital to be given by 
the world-renowned conductor and 
pianist, Rudolphe (Jan/.. However, in 
the main, the artists will he people 
from the Connecticut Valley who 
have something outstanding to con- 
tribute. As always, certain tradition- 
al features of the series will take 
place. Carrying out an unbroken 
tradition, the first event will bo the 
annual appearance Of Professor 
Waugh and Miss Kidder. During the 
season I here will also bo the annual 
Student Recital U well as the joint 

siaie-Amherst College Concert On 
November 6, a return engagement 
with Carolyn Ball, pianist, will be 
presented because of insistent de- 

mand. other eventa will be announc- 
ed from time to time. Those interest- 
ed are urged to remember that every 
Tuesday throughout the season, from 
October to Faster, a Fine Arts' event 
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The Hampshire-Eranklin and the 
Moiiadnock Councils of Boy Scouts of 
America will attend the Massachusetts 
Stat.- Rhode Island football game at 
Alumni Field Saturday as guests of 
the college. 


Johnny Newton's band will play at 
the Informal in tin- Drill Hall Satur- 
day night. Admission will be fifty- 
cents a couple. 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

The announcement of pledging in 
last week's Collegian should have 
read Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 19 pledges, 
instead of Sigma Phi Epsilon. 

Junior and Girl Friend Get Lost 
on Mt. Toby, Mother Gets Worried 

Mother Writes Junior a Letter Asking About Cynthia, and Dean 

Burns Who Spoke Highly of Him — Warns Him 

About the Coeds 


Continued from Page U 

tary camp within twelve months. 
Enough said, we're on the way. 

Wendell Willkie is still talking. 
Last week he talked in New York 
and at various points in New Eng- 
land. Judging by his speeches, Mr. 
Willkie believes in the good old fash- 
ioned tactics of mud-slinging. Mr. 
Willkie continues to charge that the 
New Deal foreign and domestic pol- 
icy has been instrumental in bring- 
ing about the European War. Con- 
tinous reference to the "secret and 
hidden" moves of our president, and 
jibes at his personal character rather 
anger us at times. As one fellow 
said, "It's no wonder they throw 
rotten eggs at him." 

It was finally decided by the Na- 
tional Labor Relations Board last 
week, that even if corporations do 
not comply with its rulings, defense 
contracts may still be awarded to 
them. A ruling to the contrary would 
have canceled out such great manu- 
facturing factors as Bethlehem Steel, 
which holds about one billion dollars 
worth of defense contracts and with 
which the C.I.O. has been fighting, 
General Motors, the Toddy ship 
yards, and other great corporations, 
many of whose past appeals to the 
courts regarding NLRB commands 
are still pending. True, preparedness 
would have been greatly hindered if 
high labor conditions were insisted 
upon, but still, one hates to see Labor 
put on a spot in this way. Yet, in 
view of all the other unorthodox hap- 
penings of the present era, we are 
not too much surprised at this pres- 
ent concession of Labor to Industry, 
and wait with drawn breath hoping 
that the rights of Labor to strike and 
bargain will not, of necessity, be 
thrown out the window along with 
other American rights and liberties. 
We have forebodings, however, strong 

Patriotism is becoming strong- 
er and stronger. Last week, to do 
his hit for his country, Captain 
Elliot Roosevelt, U.S. Air Corps 
Specialists reservist, thirty year 
old son of the President, gave up 
a $76,000 a year job and entered 
into active duty at Wright Field 
near Dayton, Ohio. Said Mr. 
Roosevelt upon being questioned 
as to his officer's position, "I did 
not ask for designation as an 
officer, or make any request for 
any salary." Republicans feel 
that he should be in there as a 
private with "the boys". Fawncy 
rubbing elbows wth a Roosevelt, 
just fawncy that, we can't. 

Last week, nine justices of the 
United States Supreme Court began 
the 1!) 10-11 sessions. Opinions were 
voiced that the Supreme Court will 
soon become a tradition, like the 
King of England. We hope not. The 
World's Fair at New York will close 
its Kates for good in about a week or 
so. Row k>ng before we have another 

Hope you enjoyed Mountain Day, 

fellows. Army training requires at 
least a l. r ) mile hike daily, rain or 
shine. Tuesday's experience was good 
training for the training. 

Dear Junior: 

Mother has been so lonesome with- 
out you, but your letters have been 
so nice. 1 am so sorry to hear that 
you are in bed with a cold. Perhaps 
hot toddy would help. But be sure 
that you don't use anything but lemon 
in it. 

Now, Junior, I understand that you 
have strict rules about talking in the 
library. That man in the library told 
a friend of mine that you should no 
more consider talking in the library 
than you would consider taking a 
bath there. So dear, please think of 
mother and don't try taking a bath in 
the library. 

I don't know if this letter will ever 
reach you. The Dean wrote that you 
got lost on the mountain last Moun- 
tain Day. Mrs. XXXXX's daughter 
got lost, too, she told me. Did you 
happen to see her while you were 

Junior, mother wants to know just 
which Cynthia you have been writing 
home about. As you know, there are 
two Cynthias in the freshman class. 
I am a bit confused which one you 
mean. I know you don't think that any 
of the girls up there are old enough 
to interest you, but I disagree. If a 



girl is old enough to be in college, she 

is old enough to interest a man. So HITTH HIVFPS SPFCIAI 

please don't get serious, dear. You HI it H-IUKLK^ M LI.IAL 

know, you're only a boy yet. Says a gal from William and Mary's: "What do I exp. 

This afternoon mother went to * get out of school? An education — the kind you get from boo 

tea, and a Dean Burns spoke. He 
seemed to know you rather well, and 
I wish you'd tiy to get to know him 
better. He might be able to help you 
sometime. From what he said, I 
gathered that he was rather an im- 
portant man. It seems that he is 
dean of Smith, State, Holyoke, Am- 
herst, Wellesley, and several other 
colleges. And to think that he knew 
you so well ! 

Oh, dear, I meant to tell you that 
that Borgia period dance in the ballet 
you saw wasn't what you thought 
it was. You seemed so disturbed about 
it. Well, darling, Borgia was an old 
bishop who always kept his eyes open 
for new things, that's all. 

Well, Junior, remember that your 
overshoes aren't made to keep frogs 
in, and do try to remember your 
umbrella. I'm sending your alowance 
tomorrow. I raised it to a quarter 
now that you need more for your 
social life. 

Be a good boy, 


Physics Department New Annex in 

Sheep Barn Vacated by Grounds Dept. 

Rumor told us that the Physics de- to be!" 

partment on this campus was sport- 
ing a new, enlarged office, so we de- 
cided to satisfy our pent-up curiosity 
with a visit to the scene in an effort 
to separate facts from fiction. We 
found the members of the department 
glad to show us their "marvelous new 
offices in a shed" as they described 
it with an apologetic "That's about 
as far as we've gone so far!" 

With expectant steps we were led 
to the new quarters but confused by 
the suggestion that "it would take 
only two seconds to get an eyeful." 
"This is it," we were informed as we 
viewed a barny structure. 

It is a well known fact that the 
present infirmary is the result of a 
superb remodelling job of one of the 
three barns that used to be grouped 
together on the hill and that the sec- 
ond contains the present physic* lee* 
ture room, laboratory and office. Now 
we are experiencing the transforma- 
tion of the third building. Already the 
old gray barn "ain't what she used 

At present, there are two compar- 
atively large rooms on the south end 
which have been finished off to be 
used as supplement offices to the one 
in the main building. The rest of the 
structure remains in a state of crude 
repair such as the Grounds Depart- 
ment left behind them when they mov- 
ed to new quarters. It is planned 
eventually to remodel this section 
into a classroom or laboratory, but 
we predict drastic changes necessary 
in order to produce a fitting labor- 
atory out of the raftered, oil-soaked, 
unventilated shed. "It shakes," we 
were informed as one of its disad- 
vantages experimental purposes. 
However, we were especially told that 
"Ross annex" as it has already come 
to be known, has running hot water, 
a modern convenience which the old 
huilding never acquired. 

As we left the scene of this trans- 
formation, our one chief improve- 
ment was that of "room for improve- 

can get the other kind from home." . . . Austen Lake, "sports 
writer for the Boston Sunday Advertiser throws a mauve light 
on our colleague-from-the-north-west, Williams College: "Wil- 
liams is a tails-and-white-tie institution which lies deep in the 
Berkshires . . . with a football team that can lick its weight in 
bar-tenders. The mountain college has a reputation of being a 
supercilious, retrousse nosed institution which yodels sweetheart 
calls to sons of patrician daddies with a vault full of those lovely 
government bonds ; a few of the boys are athletes, but others are 
myopic, wobble-legged, flat-chested lads who couldn't gallop ft 
yards with a cow-skin bladder without coming down with the 
shakes, policeman's foot, measles, and coronary thrombosis." For- 
tunate, we think, that Mr. Austen Lake has not written an article 

on Massachusetts State Collich. 

* * * 


"You see her at night 

Walking with Ken : 

For science and lab work 

She has a great yen. 

In all athletics 

She's A No. 1. 

This gal is a junior, 

And a barrel of fun !" 
This is a horrible verse entitled "GUESS WHO," a weekly feature 
in the Mount Holyoke News. Personally, we did not realize that 
a woman existed who liked studies, athletics, and romance sim- 
ultaneously. Dear gals, we aren't much at guessing, but we sus- 
pect that you speak of : Yehudi's sister. 

* * * 

One evening we were waiting in 'Hamp for the Amherst bus. 
Sitting on the rail beside us was an old darkie who introduced 
himself and gave us some paternal advice. "I never," he drawled, 
"gave nobody no bad advice no time — mm-h'mm!" We told him 
that we realized that, "judging from your appearance, sir." And 
he replied, "Just call me Sam — mm-h'mm! Jes' look at dem two 
Amhers' college boys hitch-hikin' thar. They won't get nowhere 
in dis-heah world; they expect to get somethin' for nothin'. But a 
fellah who takes the bus and pays his fare will be a big man. 
soon as he graderates from college. Be honest, son. I got where I 
am becuz I was honest — mm-h'mm." And Sam brushed a ciga- 
rette spark from his old, uncreased, patched trousers. Just then 
the bus stopped and we were sorry that Sam could not begin his 
lecture on the evils of drinking. 



Continued from Page 5 
of the Air. So did more than 700 
other young singers. From this 
throng, Leonard Warren was chosen 
to enter the ranks of the Metropoli- 
tan Opera. 

Since then, he has come into his 
own. His debut at the Metropolitan 
as the Elder Germont won him so 
much acclaim from the audience and 
in the press that he was immediate- 
ly assigned to appear in a number 
of other operas, among them "Simon 
Boccanegra" and "Boris Godouno". 
He sang before an audience of 10,000 
in Cleveland in the Metropolitan 
Concert" there. 

Carola Goya 

Carola Goya, in her recitals of 
Spanish dances, has created a veri- 
table furore in every city in which 
she has appeared from Atlantic to 
Pacific. Her last tour from New York 
to California and return was a suc- 
cession of triumphs, and demand for 
a return engagement followed nearly 
every appearance. 

The Kraeuter Trio 

The Kraeuter Trio comprised three 
solo artists of notable individual 
achievement who have fused their 
gifts into an ensemble. 

Two of the group — Karl Kraeuter, 
violinist, and Phyllis Kraeuter, 'cell- 
ist — represent the eleventh generation 
of musicians of their name. Willard 
MacGregor, pianist, comes of a fam- 
ily association with the tonal art 
for many years. 

Randolph Hokansnn 

Hokanson was born in Bellingham, 
Wash., of Swedish descent. He began 
to study the piano at nine years of 
age. When he was twelve his parents 
brought him to Seattle, where he be- 
came the pupil of Paul Pierre Mc- 
Neely, his solo piano instructor for 
several years. 

The young artist soon was play- 
ing in public. He appeared many 
times in Seattle, climaxing his re- 
citals there by a formal debut which 
brought him his first major successes. 
San Francisco and other West Coast 
cities heard him, and he was pre- 
sented on many college courses and 
over the radio. 

During a tour into Canada, he met 
the late Harold Samuel, great Eng- 
lish pianist and Bach specialist, in 
Victoria, B. C. Camuel asked Hokan- 
son to play for him, and was so im- 
pressed by his talent that he arrang- 
ed for the young American to return 
to England as his pupil. 

Continued from Page t 
their muscles when they are told 
airforce is over London. They are 
told that a squad of two bombers 
and three fighting planes ac- 
counted for 10007 enemy planes 
(by actual count) while their own 
losses were two wings shot off 
one of the old fighter planes that 
was of no value whatsoever. The 
pilot of the damaged ship escaped 
to England, and is now leading 
a happy married life with an old 
school chum. Do not such tales 
warm your hearts, my fellow 


Americans. The government of 
this nation across the sea even 
set the couple off on their married 
life by a gift of a house, a bam. 
and a cow. Don't quote me about 
the cow because I'm not surf 
if the cow was included free or 
had to be paid for. But can't you 
imagine living under such a ben- 
efficient government. 
Though not directly connected with 
conscription there is a condition on 
this campus that shows democracy t< 
be completely devoid of freedom. I 
am making reference to that viscious 
undemocratic tendency to descrhw 
Continued on I'nff* * 


To Apply For Editorial Positions 


The Massachusetts Collegian 


Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 






gtrt Hrn>» n 

for two weeks, now, I have made 

Bgh this column an urgent appeal 

students of Massachusetts 

. College asking them to show 

spirit and loyalty to the school. 

A slight show of this much begged- 

"gpirit" was made last Monday 

night when over one hundred State 

Times of States Runners Better 

Than Techmen— Club is 

Very Confident 


Grimly determined tO send Massa- 
chusetts Institute of Technology's 
erou country team back to the 
Charles River, Saturday afternoon on 
the losing end of the docket, State, 
this week, is a veteran team that is 
out to win their first home meet. 

('apt. Bill Kimball and (Mat Put- 
ney have been knocking the old 
course record for 4 miles into a cock- 
ed hat all week. Putney set up a 
new mark Monday that was broken 

with a few upperclassmen who . 

1 ' ! by Kimball in his workout Tuesday 

to watch — marched down to the fl n . .. . . 

afternoon. Putney, practising lat 

,.:, green where they were met 

by a group of Amherst students. The 

nal cause of this sudden man- 

iver was a midnight sortie with 

jsrCftstie song by a group of Jeffs. 

After sundry dunkings in the college 

|, the Jeffs straggled homeward, 

leaving behind them a seething Lewis 


Then freshmen spirit cried out for 
retaliation . . . they, too, would sing 
school songs at the rival campus. But 


that same day, ran through tho rain 
in time that shaded his captain's 
clocking. Yesterday, Kimball ran the 
course in 21:33. A new record. 

The rest of the team is also more 
ready now then they were a week 
ago. Greene has finally come up to 
advance beliefs as he barely missed 
catching Putney in yesterday's prac- 
tice race. McDonald, somewhat 
stocky in a short sort of way, needs 
much work to loosen up for a good 
perofromance. Seen this week, he is 



Frigard Primes Yearling Squad 

For Contest Against 

Mt. Ilermon 

Eyeing the Mount Harmon contact, 

which is a week from Saturday, I >c 
toher 26, Coach Bill Frigard inaugur- 
ated organised play of the varsity 
freshman squad this week. 
The final wielding of the axe found 
averaging 175 pounds 

Formidable Ram Array to Face 

Injury-Riddled Maroon 

Forward Wall 

t'apt. Frank Simons 

when they reached town, the Jeffs 

were waiting. Nevertheless, the State j now in that tip-top condition, 
ladfl gave forth with a few well chos- 
■ n medleys, while the Amherst boys 
countered with a splendidly-voiced 
. >uble quartet. During the singing the 
•in groups became mixed — entwined, 

However, M. 1. T. is nobody's pic- 
nic. Matched against UConn last Sat- 
urday, they looked like a team that 
needed more work before they could 
win cross country meets. This week 

a it were— and in their eagerness to i may have given them the time need- 
•■turn to their own ranks a bit of Jed. John Gow, their own version of 

State's Russ McDonald, can push 

scuffling ensued, and some of them 
tripped over the tall grass such was 
r haste. 

The point I am trying to bring 
out is this: the freshmen are cap- 
able of showing spirit. . . and 
surely no upperclassmen would 
let himself be out-spirited by a 
lowly plebe. . . so why don't all 
of you go down to the game 
Saturday and cheer yourselves 
hoarse. Don't delude yourselves 
into thinking that the men on 
the team can't hear you. They 
can. And when they de hear you, 
(lav respond with all the courage 
they ess muster. 

Let's trj to look at things a little 
differently from now on. There aren't 
eleven men on the Massachusetts 
team. There aren't thirty-six men on 
team. But there ARE 1280 stu- 
Otl t lint team. The presence of 
: tingle one of you means some- 
one to that team. When you are 
(I there they miss your support . . . 
'''i you are there, like a solid wall 
then, they know it and show 
' their game. 

What difference that they win 
<»r los,.. When they win.YOU are 
"inninR with them. . . when they 
'"-i. it is your loss, also. So, all 
" f >"". «et down to the game 
Saturday . . . and show what 
rear wh eel means to you. 

his short legs to fast times when he 
has to, as evidenced by his sparkling 
win last year when M. I. T. edged 
State in the annual meet. 

The coach and the captain are men 
to see on predictions. Says Coach 
Derby: "We've got a fifty-fifty 
chance." Says his captain, Bill Kim- 
hall, "We're hot. I think we'll win." 


Fischman, Anderson Win Game 

—Quarter Finals Still 

Not Played Off 

Of the nineteen original entries in 
the fall tennis tourney, six are now 
in the running for top honors. In 
the quarter finals, Ed Anderson de- 
feated Graham in three sets, 6-2, 
I-G, 7-5. Arn Fischman beat Horo- 
witz in two straight sets, fi-4, 7-6. 

Two quarter final matches have yet 
to be played, with Niles battling My 
ron Sol in, and Moreau contesting 
Hanson for semi-final berths against 
Anderson and Fischman. 

These matches will be played out 
this week, and the winner of the 
tournament will be announced when 
the finals are completed. Fischman 
II expected to pet into the finals 
without too much trouble. 

Fighting State Booters Held By 
Scrappy Connecticut To 2-2 Score 

' ll ' Massachusetts State booters 

Me to hold a two goal lead 

Saturday at Connecticut, and 

<1 into extra periods by 

( mnecticut team to end 

' ' to 2 tie. The State squad 

Jd trouble in getting started because 

u '11 size of the Connecticut 

11 by the second period Spence 
Mullaney, and Papp began 
'<n<l baffled the Nutmegger's 
Mullaney crossed a kick from 
■ "nter where Potter picked it 
Dong toe to send it into 
'' the first score. A short 
r a foul was called against 
•nd White and Eddie Pod- 
' ailed up from his fullback 
to send the oval streaking 
'"-. 210-pound UConn goalie. 
second half the Nutmeggers 
'' fferent team. Oss Baldwin 
ard, dribbled down the mid- 
b third period scoring a kick 
*• Bangs, substitute for Vera 

timp !■ 



In tl 

die ,,f 



Midway in the fourth, Baldwin 
scored his second goal on a cross from 
Nash to tie up the ball game. Tho 
Brigg-adiers then smashed through 
the Connecticut defense and crossed 
passes, cornered kicks to the wings 
and really set the Huskies on their 
heels but the scoring spark was not 
there. The final whistle sounded three 
times but even after two overtime 
periods the score still stood 2-2. 


Smith. « ft. Slrhp 

Pmlolnk. rb lb, Zrlorhosky 

Simona. lb rb, I.tibrrab 

GMmakl, rh Ih, Pratt 

Klaman, Ih rh, DsSHsSS 

Papp, or ir, NurH 

Johnston, Ir or, Hutrhlnnon 

Potter, c r, RnMwin 

Aykord, II ol, Litvln 

Mullany, ol II, r lWr fCnpt.) 

Score, Mn**nchiiKett» Stat* 2, Connecticut 
2. two overtime period*. Substitute*. Conn.. 
Tizlnanla. Frlek. Rojrera, Swlman. Stat*. 
Papp. Erlckaon, Hlbbard. Allen, Fillon. Rancm. 
Coal a scored by: Connecticut, Baldwin (21: 
Mans. State. Podolak. Spence, Potter. Umpire, 


Softer Club Ready for Harvard 

Tussle at Cambridge 

This Saturday 

By Ray Jakvis 

The rebound from two consecutive 
tie games should snap the State boot- 
ers out of the doldrums and have the 
boys in an extra determined state of 
mind for the Harvard match next 
Saturday afternoon at Cambridge. 
Perhaps there was a little overconfi- 
dence in the ranks down at Connecticut 
after the very promising showing 
which Coach Larry Brigg's boys turn- 
ed in against Dartmouth the pre- 
vious week. 

Jimmie Callahan, the fighting Irish- 
man from Hadley deserves credit f ti- 
the way in which he went out there 
■gainst the UConns Saturday Jim 
was hardly recovered from a sprained 
ankle which he sustained in mid-week 
practice but this did not hamper his 
•peed and class. 

Senior Sol Klaman, veteran half- 
hack, is the fastest man on the squad 
Bad he certainly makes good use of 
his speed in hurrying back from the 
offensive drives to defend his own 
goal. Sol caused more than a little 
discomfort to the Connecticut men 
just as he did against the Indian? of 

Another halfback and sophomore 
is Stan Gizienski who came out for 
soccer at State for the first time this 
fall. Although he played three years 
of good soccer at Hopkins before 
entering college Stan chose to take 
■ crack at football last year. However 
since coming under the guidance of 
Coach Larry Briggs, Stan has devel- 
oped a love for the game that will 
last for a long time and will even- 
tually make him an All New England 

One can hardly say that there is a 
chance for the State booters to cop 
the League championship this year 
hut a victory over the Crimson this 
week would make them definite eon- 
tenders. There will not he many 
smiles in the local ranks during the 
two practice sessions which they must 
be satisfied with this week. The 
Continued on Page ft 

seven burlies 

remaining in the forward wall. The 
two Hank positions are occupied by 
Dave Anderson, left end, and Steve 
Hollis, right end. Bob Norton seems 
to have sewn up the left tackle post. 
Playing inspired ball, the inexperienc- 
ed Mickey Kosciusko has managed to 
earn, at least temporarily, one right 
tackle job. Also inexperienced but 
giant in size, Fred Parker, has been 
handicapped by a recently administer- ; Carl Wornu 
ed vaccination. Nothing will he able I leg injuries. 

Lack of Replacements Reduces* 

Massachusetts Chance 
For Upset Win 

The Rhode Island Hams led by pon- 
derous Warner Kraney and its stellar 
halfback Duke Abbru/.zi invade the 
Massachusetts stamping ground this 
Saturday where they will make a 
spirited attempt to equalize the series 
that now .stands eight games for the 

home eleven and seven for the visit- 

Injured Line 

Massachusetts will take the field 

this Saturday with the forward wall 

riddled with injuries. Dick Coffin who 

may yet see action has been out with 

an injured ankle. Paul Dwyer and 

also suffering from 

Coach Caraway finds 

to shake Holly Collela loose from his | himself in a pickle with few reserves. 

Karl Sleeves who has replaced Coffin 
and Bill Mann filling in for Dwyer 
have been playing great ball. Joe 
Karkin has been drafted from his re- 
gular end berth and will play takle 
this Saturday. 

Ahhruz/.i Stars 

Hhode Island presents a formidable 
club this year paced by Duke Ab- 

right guard position. This "All Rhode 
[■land Guard* 1 will startle everyone 
with his bone-crushing tackles. Art 
Marcoullier has been placed in the 

left guard slot. George Pushes may 

get the nod over ftrey Dave Kaplan 
for the pivot post. 

Anchored by the sparkling triple 
threat Ellson Race, the backfield 

quartet seems headed towards game! bru«i who is rated as one of the shif- 
and success. The blitzkrieg from the tiest backs in New England. East, 
air will be guided by Race and Joe small, all( | compact Abbruzzi is hard 
Masi, aerial bomb hurlers par-excel- to stop in an open field. Re will carry 
lence. When line puncturing will be ( the brunt of the Hhode Island offense. 
necessary, look for rampaging Erny I Captain Keener, who quarterbacks 
Borowski's head to come shooting, the Rams is the hoy who kicked a 
through the enemy's wall. Behind this J 47 yar(1 ffcJd goal against the wind 
mechanised unit comes "General" to defeat Massachusetts 

Gordy Smith, 

diminutive hut fast 


ower of Horsemen Proves Too 

Much for Undermanned 
State Eleven 

Massachusetts State College drop- 
ped its third straight game last Sat- 
urday to a powerful Norwich eleven 
by the one-sided score of 24 to 0. 

The Horsemen wasted no time in 
going into action. Miller, playing for 
homina, threw a nine then a ru; yard 
pass to Prank Liebsi to mark up six 
points in five minutes, and Liebel 
kicked the extra point. A State fum- 
ble on their own fifteen set the stage 
for another Norwich touchdown. Do- 
mi mi carried the ball across in just 
four plays, and then booted the ex- 
tra point. Toward the end of the half 
Liebel kicked a field goal from the 
State 16 to make the score 17 to 0. 
The last Norwich score came in a 
sustained drive from their own 42, 
with long runs ;m>! a ten yard pass. 
Liebel again kicked the point. 

The statesmen threatened in the 
Continued on Page f> 


s State last 
year 2:5-20. Kcancy will also do the 
passing and the plunging for the 
Rhode Island club. 

Last Saturday the hoys from King- 
ston dropped their second game of 
the season to a smart., heads-up Uni- 
versity of Maine combine. Previously 
Rhode Island had lost to Brown and 
defeated Northeastern and in these 
games they displayed a tricky and 
new offense varying their atack from 
a spread formation with spectatular 
plays to power thrusts with Keaney 
•ariying the oval. 

Massachusetts returned from Nor- 
wich with a 21-0 defeat tacked on 
them. The game served to point out 
several glaring faults which Coach 
Caraway has been working on in the 

en uing practices. 

Definitely rated as underdogs in 
this struggle, the Statesmen will try 
to capture their first win of the season 
by defeating the Rhode Islanders. 
Suffering as they are from injuries, 
the Statesmen will have to depend 
almost entirely on sheer spirit. 


N'eastem Cops First .'} Places 
Putney Ith, Kimball, 

McDonald 7th 

Left to right: Capt. Kimball and McDonald finish seventh; Greene 
crossing the line ninth; Putney finishing fourth behind N. U. man. 

A galloping stretch drive by Chet 
Putney la t Saturday at Hoston 
against Northeastern 's cross country 
team was the one spark for State a* 

the Huskies grabbed all the places 

around Putney to win by a score of 
17 to 88, 

Putney moved out to an early lead 
that bad him leaving his teammate* 
to the rear at the half way mark. 
Kimball and McDonald, however, 
moved to the middle of the pack to 
cross the finish line together, one 
minute 80 seconds behind the excel- 
lent winning time of 22:.'I4. Greene 
running very tightly, moved past 
Kortheastern'i Campbell to tack up 

9th place, two places ahead of Mosher, 
the other point getter for State. 

The order of finish: Carpenter and 
Parker, N, tie for 1st; Probosky, N, 
•'ird; Putney, 4th; Doe, N, 5th; Car- 
roll, N, 6th; MacDonald and Kimball, 
M, tie for 7th; Greene, M, 9th; Camp- 
bell, N, 10th; Mosher, 11th; Anins, 
N, 12th; Hayward, M, 13th, Rofflnoli, 
M, 14th; Smith, M, 15th. 






A representative of the Nettleton Company will be here on THURSDAY and FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17-18 to 
measure for Riding Boots adopted for Advanced R. 0. T. C. For time and place see Senior Bulletin Board. 




Boys From All Massachusetts 

Will Enter Competition 

Here Saturday 

High schools from all Massachu- 
setts will invade State campus Sat- 
urday for the second annual State- 
wide 4-H Boys' Day. The purpose of 
this day is to encourage a greater 
interest on the part of more older 
boys to stay in Club work, to give a 
greater number of boys an opportun- 
ity to visit State College and to stim- 
ulate greater interest in the learning 
of agricultural subjects. 

Three boys from each county of 
the state will compete in various 
contests in poultry, handicraft, elec- 
trification, dairy, garden, and con- 
servation. All the contests will start 
at 9:00 a.m. Each one consists of 
the following four parts: a written 
test on general 4-H Club Work, a 
written test on the project work, 
identification contests, and judging 

The teams scoring highest in each 
project contest will be awarded silver 
trophies. These trophies are not to 
become permanent property of any 
one county but are to be competed 
for annually. A sweepstake trophy, 
known as the Nathaniel I. Bowditch 
trophy, will be awarded to the coun- 
ty scoring the highest number of 
points in all projects. Individual 
medals will be given to the three boys 
receiving highest scoring in all pro- 

During the afternoon the boys will 
attend the football game between 
State and Rhode Island, and in the 
evening there will be a banquet for 
all contestants, Club Agents, and 
leaders at the First Congregational 
Church. President and Mrs. Baker 
will be guests and Roland H. Ver- 
beck, director of Short Courses will 
speak. All awards will be presented 
at the banquet. 


Continued from Page 7 
third period when they went to the 
Norwich twelve yard line. Ben Freit- 
as tossed well in this drive and Jim 
Rullock did some hefty carrying. 

Massachusetts was clearly outplay- 
ed as Norwich rolled up 252 yards 
gained against State's 131. Brady and 
Capt. Simmons made great tackles 
playing behind the line. 


White, Mnynnnl. le re. Kimball 

Ayprs. n.-<lrirk. It rr>, T.nrldn 

LM, P\, ltr rt. Mnnn 

MrClo.skry. Vitt. c r«. Simmons 

Laqtwtte. Sibley, .l<.tn-s, rg e, Bradjr 

Rtc*, Chrtatopk, ,-t \ K , McDnnoiiKh 

rx-ilxO. Mnyor, re It. Werme 

Uiiviiii, McCalHtter, Oooiajr, qh 

le, StOTVIHi le. Carter 

Miller, Dominn. Sawyer, Ihb <|b, Ryan 

Zukil, Btasio, (Janilin. rhl> 

Ihh. EvariH. Salwak 
Costin, Huohea, Moore, fi> 

fb. Santin. Seary, I-'r.-itas, Rullock 
Smre, Norwich 21. State 0. Touchdowns. 
Ltebel, l>omina. Costin. Point* after touch- 
ilowns. I.iVI.el 2. Pnrnina (ptaemwntt), Field 
goal, Lletwl (placement). Referee, 0. W. oi- 
iH-v of Corn. II. Umpire, Q, P. Anctn of 

tufts. Field ju.ltrc Frwl Uiircl of narthmouth. 
I, in. sin;, ii. Roger Sheridan of Norwich. Time, 

I "-tnilMll P peril «i I. 


Continued from Page 1 

State students who will receive the 
Crabtree Scholarships: 

Class of 1941 
F. G. Bagge, Hyde Park Hort. L.A. 
N. J. Beckett, Somerville Agric. 

E. Broderick, Willimansett Chem. 

F. Gordon, Springfield Botany 
W. R. Jacobson, Ivoryton, Conn. 

P. & B. 
J. Puffer, Foxboro Bact. 

C. C. Putney, Orleans, Vt. Agric. 

S. C. Reed, Brockton Agric. 

K. F. Waltermire, Springfield Hort. 

Class of 1942 


J. Adams Jr., Feeding Hills 



J. Burnham, Lynn 

P. & B. 


G. Bullock, Arlington 

P. & B. 


A. Cochran, Somerville 



Cowan, Pittsfield 



W. Gaumond, Worcester 



M. Greene, Springfield 



T. Jodka, Lawrence 

P. & B. 


W. Leland, Natick 



Melnick, S. Deerfield 



Rabinovitz, Roxbury 



V. Schubert, Methuen 



R. Smith, Southwick 

P. & B. 


P. Werme, Worcester 


Class of 1943 


V. Bokina, Hatfield 



W. Bubriski, Housatonic 

P. & B. 


T. Cheever, Oakdale 

P. & B. 


Entwistle, Boston 

P. & B. 


Field, W. Barnstable 

P. & B. 


A. Fitzpatrick, Medford 



E. Gianarakos, Lowell 



. A. Glista, Bridgewater 



Golick, Dorchester 

P. & B. 


G. Gyrisko, So. Hadley 

P. & B. 


A. Leonowicz, Whitman 



. C. Mann, Pittsfield 

P. & B. 


H. Marsden, Taunton 



Nesin, Westfield 

P. & B. 


E. Southwick, Leicester 



. W. Turner, Dalton 

P. & B. 


Graduate Students 

G. Thomas, Brockton Agron 

M. Neznayko, Hadley Agron. 

Committee on Lotta Crabtree 

William L. Machmer, Dean of the 

Dr. Ralph A. Van Meter, Head of 
Division of Horticulture. 

Prof. Victor A. Rice, Head of Divi- 
sion of Agriculture. 

Miss Edna L. Skinner, Head of Di- 
vision of Home Economics. 

Professor A. Vincent Osmun, Head 
of Botany Department. 

Marshall O. Lanphear, Register of 
the College. 

Robert D, Hawley, Treasurer of the 

Starr M. King, 6 Ober St., Beverly 

George Edman, 187 Wendell Ave., 
Pittsfield (Alumnus) 


Con tinned from Page 7 
reason is that Harvard game. The 
■quad leaves late Friday afternoon 
but will stop off to get plenty of rest 
for this all important game. 



Continued from Page o' 
ate against seniors at the weekly con- 
vocation so dear to their hearts. Their 
is a clique of administrative officials 
who must be pacificists for no sen- 
iors have seats in Convocation. Bent 
are the spirits of those who would 
give their all to be able to go to 
Convocation. Among these bent spir- 
its are those who have registered un- 
der the draft bill, many, many of 
them seniors. This perfect pearl of 
logic shows that they are being des- 
criminated against. Their liberties 
are being tampered with. They are 
you, my fellow Americans. But I am 
not entirely reactionary. I have a 
plan. If you are interested I'll talk 
to you next week about it. So that 
I will not be accused of tampering 
with the truth, let me say that I am 
aware that there are not enough 
seats to accommodate the entire stu- 
dent body. But that fact is only in- 
cidental and I dismiss it. 

$19,444 is Granted to Massachusetts 

State College Students For Employment 

421 Students Receive Part-Time Employment According t( 
Placement Service — 220 Applicants Still on 
Waiting List for Jobs 

The oft-repeated lament of many 
State men and women, "I have to go 
to work," precipitated this investiga- 
tion into the activities of those stu- 
dents on campus who spend the 14th 
of every month worrying about de- 
linquent time slips. Statistics obtain- 
ed from Placement Officer, Guy V. 
Glatfelter revealed that 421 posi- 
tions have been found for students 
this year. This is aproximately 25 C A 
of the total college enrollment. 

In addition there are 220 would-be 
employees who have not been as- 
signed work because of the lack of 
funds. The total grants for student 
employment this year is $19,444. 

Student wages range from a mini- 
mum of $10 a month to a maximum of 
$20. A new policy has been adopted 
this year by the Placement Service 
to replace the fiat $.30 a hour rate 
of previous years. Those students who 
are working on N. Y. A. or S. E. F. 
Funds and whose work is satisfactory 

to the employer, may be promoted :. 
a $.35 or $.40 an hour rate. 1: t; t , 
method, it is hoped that a greuur b. 
terest will be stimulated among the 
students in their work and that thev 
will take advantage of this opportun- 
ity to establish important work hab- 
its. They are now learning to work 
among people, to carry out orders 
and establish reputations of depend- 
ability and responsibility which wfl] 
serve as recommendations to future 

The types of work to which student 
employees are assigned follow the 
general lines of the various aspects 

jof the campus. There are 50 different 

'stations in all, ranging from the < 
nical phases such as laboratory as- 

1 sistants to the more laborious tasks 
such as dish-washing and janitor 
work. These statistics are ample proof 
that State men and women have plen- 

! ty to keep them busy during their 
spare hours. 


IT'S THE SMOKER'S CIGARETTE, because All America 
has a line on them 


m ^i-* MA 

The first issue of the Collegian Quart c rlij will be 
published in a few weeks, and material is want. m! 
immediately. The Quarterly can especially use fic- 
tion and satire. Poetry can he used, and serious 

Any campus artist or photographer who would 
like to try out for the Quarterly board please con- 
tact Pete Barreca at the Colic f/ian office. 

Thii picture of Chesterfield buyeri inspecting tobacco 
Cropi in the field before auction time is one of many 
Interejting scenes in the new book "TOBACCO- 
LAND, U. S. A." This fascinating story of how Chest- 
erfields are made, from seed to cigarette, is yours 
for the asking. Mall your request to tifgoff A Myon 
Tobacco Company. 630 Fifth Avenue, Now York, N. T. 

Copyright 19«0, Ui.cttt A Mini Tomcco Co. 

What smokers like your- 
self want most is mildness, cool' 
ness and taste. . . and that's just 
what you get in Chesterfield's <&. 
right combination of the fin- 
est tobaccos grown ... a defi- 
nitely milder, cooler, better 
taste. That's why it's called 
the Smoker's Cigarette. 



file fto00ad)U0etts (Ebueqiuti 

VOL. 1-1 

t— HI 


NO. 6 


Head of Department of Physical 
Education to Be Guest 
At Banquet 



Professor Has Served 30 Years 
on Massachusetts State 


mtstanding honors will be be- 

towed this week upon Professor Curry 
S, Hicks, head of the Department of 
Physical Education. The reason for 
• i ia the thirtieth year of Mr. Hicks' 
hi* to the college in the Physical 
Education Department. 

On Saturday night, the Alumni 
dub "f Boston will hold a testimon- 
ested, faculty and friends, are in- 
ested, especially the faculty, are in- 
vited to attend. Reservations at one 
dollar per plate may be obtained 
from Coaches Eb Caraway or Bill 
Frig&rd. The banquet will be held at 
the college cafeteria at 6:30. In ad- 
m, the program of Saturday's 
irame will be dedicated to him and 
will feature his picture. 

Professor Hicks came to State in 
1911 as team manager and director 
of athletics. Atlhough he assisted on 
the field for several years, he has 
never actively coached. His first act 
was to inaugurate the system of a 
Joint Committee on Intercollegiate 

In addition to this, there are three 
major ways in which Mr. Hicks has 
aided the college. The first is through 
administrative guidance for thirty 
years. The other two concern the ac- 
quisition of all the physical appara- 
tus bow at the disposal of the depart- 
Continued on Page 6 


President Hugh Potter 
will be guest speaker 

Baker who 
at vespers 

Jean Davis 


Student Secretary of Conference 

of Christians and Jews 

Here Tomorrow 


Mr. Herbert L. Seamans of New 
York City will be on campus tomor- 
row to speak at a joint meeting of 
the Student Religious Council and 
Junior Forum in the seminar room of 
the Old Chapel at four-thirty. 

Mr. Seamans is the student sec- 
retary of the National Conference of 
Christmas and Jews. 

President Hugh P. Baker will speak 
at afternoon Vespers this Sunday on 
"Hidden Resources". The hymn, "Turn 
Thee Again, O Lord," by Sullivan 
has been selected by the choir for this 

Students are urged to invite their 
parents, if still on campus, to attend 
the student vesper service. 

Dr. Maxwell H. Goldberg and 
Dr. Gilbert VYoodside were ap- 
pointed yesterday by President 
Hugh Potter Baker to serve with 
Dean William L. Machmer as fac- 
ulty members of the Honor Com- 
mittee. Robert McCutchen* and 
Alden Blodgett were appointed by 
the Senate Tuesday night to be 
student representatives with Eve- 
lyn Bergstrom and Mary Berry 
who were named by the Women's 
Student (Government Association 
last week. 


Varied Program For Visiting Fathers Being Planned by Commit- 
tee Headed by Jean Davis— (lass Visits, Military 
Exhibition Came and Show on Program 




in Preliminaries Tues. 

Finals in Uowker 
Sat. Night 


Annual Horticultural Show Opens 
Tomorrow; Continues to Sunday 


"Campus Varieties" Promises 

Best in Field of Fun 

and Laughs 

Five fraternities chosen from among 
ten entrants in the preliminary contest 
Tuesday night will present skits in 
Bowker Auditorium Saturday night 
before ail audience of students and 
their dads. 

Taking part in the Dad's Day show 
will be Alpha Sigma Phi, Phi Sigma 
Kappa, Sigma Alpha Kpsilon, Alpha 
Kpsilon Pi, and Lambda Chi Alpha. 
The skits of these houses were chosen 
by the judges, Prof. Theodore Cald- 
well, Mr. EL R. Martini, and Dr. Char- 
les J. Rohr, as the outstanding offer- 
ings in the try-outs. 

Awards Saturday 

Saturday night the skits will be 
rated and first, second, and third 
prizes awarded with the winners re- 
ceiving points toward the Interfrater- 
nity Cup. The judges for the finals 
wll be Dr. Charles Fraker, Prof. Fred- 
erick Sherman Troy, and Prof. Fred 

Skit Titles 
Following are the skits given by 
the winning contestants Tuesday: 
Alpha Sigma Phi, "Shooting of Dan 
McGrew"; Phi Sigma Kappa, "Yej 
Oldc Tats Hook"; Sigma Alpha Kp- 
silon, "Gone with the Wind, or! 

Banquets to be Held at Frats, 
Sororities and Draper 

Hall at Nitfht 

Over 600 fathers of Massachusetts 
State College students, who have re- 
ceived invitations from President 
Raker and the Pad's Day Committal, 

will take part in a Dads' Day 



gram on Saturday, October 

In the morning, after registering 

Memorial Building, where they 

all events, 

guided by 

at tin 

will receive tickets for 
dads may attend classes 
Maroon Key and fraternity repre- 
sentatives. Jumping by the military 
majors, and military drill will also 
take place between ten and twelve 
o'clock at the parade ground. 

After lunching at the fraternities 
and sororities, and Draper Dining 
Hall, the dads will attend tho two 
o'clock football game against Worces- 
ter Tech. 

Banquets at all houses will pre- 
cede the evening show at Rowker 
which will include the five best fra- 
ternity skits selected in the Tuesday's 

competition. An Entanorortty Choir 

led by Mr. Myers of the music de- 
partment, will also take part. 


Take 12,000 man hours of labor, 
Md extra days of planning and re- 
Rftreh, and the result will add up to 
ftfl annual Horticultural Show which 
will open at Massachusetts State Col- 
tfje Itexi Friday for a three-day run. 
credit in these preparations 
will have to be given to the Messieurs 
Waltermire and Oderkirk, the stu- 
! "fits in charge. In addition to their 
Other duties, they have been 
ular meetings of the corn- 
Also busy are Professors 
II and Robertson. Both with 
I ttec have been working for 
In fact, even before the open- 
J8 of school, to find enough stones 
per sizes and shapes. 
nnounced, in last week's Col- 
motif of the show will be 
Of greatest importance in 
foil theme, will be the Cen- 
« exhibit This is planned to in- 
in'a sacred mountain, Fuji- 
md this will be a typical 
Pagodas, the first 
fht of in connection with 
"ne, will be much in evi- 
will be backed up by a 
'■ill. Extensive stone work 
raptad in the Cascade of 
to this purpose that the 
lias been continuing for 
the entire summer. It is 
• Professor Blundell 
stone within a radius of 
its first name. This is 
rated, but undoubted- 
1 i senile will bo the big 

' central exhibit. 

"iontal feature will be I 

the "sand" lake. An old custom per- 
mits the use of sand if water is not 
present. A further plan calls for an 
oriental tea garden in one part of the 

A revival of the gay nineties will 
grace the stage of Howker Auditorium 
when Campus Varieties presents 
"Tainted Blood" on Nov. 1. Funds 
raised from the sale of tickets will 
be turned over to the Senate for use 
in conducting a Student Leader Day 
which is intended to draw prospec 
tive members of the Class of 1946 
to the State campus. 

Tag Days will be conducted Thure- 

This year's Hort Show falls on the I day and Friday on which members of 
same days as Amherst week end and J the- committee will conduct a sale of 
should receive exceptional attendance [ tickets in the same manner as last 
because of this fact. Last year's rec- i year. 

ord attendance of about 13,500 should j A1| the atmosphcrc of the njne . 

at least be equalled. The show will j ties is p ,. omise( , for ^ performancc 
open offical ly at four Thursday after- I There will be the usual hero, the vil- 
noon. It wdl open Saturday morning , li;m , am , (ll( . asi(k , s tf) thp audience 
at 9 a.m. and will close on both atjciawie literature 
these days at ten in the evening. Sun 

Beware of the Draft": Alpha Kpsilon Candidates for Election to 

Pi, "Running Wild"; Lambda Chi 
Alpha. "Hay State lilackout". 

The skit finals last year wen won 
by Theta Chi fraternity with sel- 
ectioni from' 'Hellzapoppin." 

Nominating Boardi 
Arc Required 



American Baritone Sings For 

First Community Concert 

Program Here 

day the exhibition will be on view 
from I) a.m. until 8 p.m. 

The oriental theme of the central 
exhibit has been considered for about 
three years, and has at last become 
a reality through the work of Pro- 
fessor' Robertson. Although the ori- 
ental influence may be slightly evi- 
denced in the individual exhibits of 
the students, this will not be consid 
ered in the judging. As in former 
years, there will be a number of out- 
side exhibitors. The fine groups of 
CI ysanthemums and roses at last 

year's show will long He remembered. 

Many interesting and original land- 
scape scenes were constructed last 
year and a similar array is expected 
this year. The numerous classes open 
to various (TTOUpl, i.e. outside exhib- 
itors, Stockbridge students, floricul- 
ture majors, etc., were announced |,i | 
week and this coming Monday is the 
final day for making entry to the 

and music of the 

period will be supplied in recitations 

such as "The Face on the Barroom 

Floor" and the singing of such songs 

Continued mi Page 8 


Those desiring seats in the re- 
served section for the Amherst 
game should get their tickets at the 
Phisical Kducation Office ai soon as 

All requests for tickets must 
be accompanied by cash, check or 
money order for the full amount. 
Tickets for this section are $1.6", 
each. Student Activities tickets 
may be exchanged on payment of 
M8. All additional tickets are $1.(8 
each. These tickets will he avail- 
able October 23. and no exchanges 
will be made after Thursday, Oct- 
ober 31. 

Student Activities tickets are 
good for admission to the Mass- 
achusetts State cheering section 

Leonard Warren, American bari- 
tone of the Metropolitan Opera As- 
sociation, who will sing here to- 
morrow, at 8 p.m. Stockbridge 
Hall under the auspices of the Am- 
bent Community Concert Associa- 
tion has run up a remarkable rec- 
ord of concert and opera achievement 
in the short time he has been before 
the public. 

A winner of the Metropolitan Au- 
ditions of the Air, Warren's immedi- 
ate promotion to leading roles at the 

Metropolitan Opera House was the 

more unusual because he bad had no 8enate nex t Tuesday, concerning the 

fraternities and sororities are 
requested to .submit their nomination 

for class nominating committees to 

the senate before next Tuesday, Oc- 
tober 2'.), announces President Don- 
ald Allan. Bach house nominates one 
person from each class. To this list 
is added the Hon fraternity candi- 
dates, and then 11 are electee! by a 
popular vote of each class. 

The nominations will be published 
in next week's CoBsgfew, and the nom- 
inating committee election is sched- 
uled for November 7. This nominat- 
ing Committee will meet immediately 
to pick slates for class officers, and 
Other elective positions. 

Flections Nov. 21 

The slate of nominees for class 
positions will be published in the 

<nii, ,,;„,, issue ,,f November 14, 

ami elections will be conducted in the' 

following convocation, November 21. 

An ..iien forum will be held by the 

previous operatic experience what- 
ever. His roles there have included 
the famed baritone parts of Amonas- 
ro in "Aida," Barnaba in "Oioconda," 
Valentin in "Faust," The King's Her- 
ald in "Lohengrin" and featured 


in "Simon 

Boccanega" and 

"Boris GodoUnofT." He has partici- 
pated in many of the Saturday after 
noon broadcasts from the Metropoli- 
tan itage. On the company's spring 

road tour Warren sang in Boston, 
Cleveland, Dallas and New Or bans. 
He has sung leading rates with the 
Cincinnati Summer Opera Company, 
and took the part of AmonaSTO In 

"Aida" in two performances at the 
Robin Hood Deli, Philadelphia, and 

appeared with the National Opera 

Company In Puerto Rfco. Be has been 

Continued on Page 5 

adoption of a new voting system. If 
accepted, the new system will be 
used on November 21. 

Dr, Charles A. Boh,- will lecture on 
the merits of the proportional 
sentation system, t 
with great succesa 

ie system nas met 
at other colleges. 


Seniors must return their por- 
trait proofs at the index office on 
Monday. Tensile/, Wednesday, or 
Thursday, October 28, 29. 30\ and 
31. Tho Sargent Studio reception- 
ist will fake orders. ,b..r up all 
qttesttons on orders and resitting. 

The 19l| index board and Charles 
fanello Cof Sargent Studio) ex- 
press their appreciation to the 
Class of 1911 for fheir cooperation. 



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i liui -.i.i . October 24 
liuuhy T.-u 

Young Family Discussion Group — Fac- 
ulty Club 
Hotel Stewsrdlnc Meeting 

Friday, October 25 

Cotmnunlt) Conoart 


Vi.' Parties: 
Phi /.til 

K.ipiia Signs 
Lambda Chi Altiha 

Saturday, October 26 
Dad's Day 
Football — W. P. I. 
('iiiss-countiy — W. P. I. ■ 
Soccer — Trinity — Here 
Outin« Club Trip — M. 

Storkbi-ultfe Senior Dance — Drill Hall 

Sunday. October 27 

OutinK Club Supper Hike — Pelham 

Vespers - President Baker — 4:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, October 29 

Fine Arts Program — 4:30 p.m. — Old 

opi-n Student Forum — 7:30 p.m. — 
Old Chapel — Senate 

Rural Open Conference 
Wednesday, October 30 

United Religious Council Tea Adams 

House - 3:30 p.m. •SUMS p.m. 

Phi Kappa Phi Meeting 7HNJ P.m. 
Thursday, October 31 

Index Meeting — Office 7 !00 p.m. 

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It seems that Mussolini, Hitler, and President Roosevelt 
once upon a ti-um, were riding in a taxi. II Duce loudly insisted 
that he was a greater man than Hitler. But Hitler protested U la- 
he was greater. A fanatical argument arose; finally Hitler shout 
ed, "I'm a greater man than you, 111 Duce, because God told rac 


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The action of the Student Life Committee in 
limiting fraternity vie parties has been the 
tenter of student discussion for a week. The 
situation at present limits each fraternity to one dance per month. 
The interfraternity council has been asked to submit recommen- 
dations on the problem. 

We are interested in this action, but more particularly in 
the motive for it. We wonder if the limitation is intended simply 
to limit dances, or to limit extra-curricular activity. We can see 
no other possibilities, and can see no logical basis to either of 

To consider the first, as the more unlikely, we must assume 
that dancing is undesirable. If it is to be prohibited in fraterni- 
ties, then there must be some substitute for it. People aren't going 
to study on Saturday night, and they are going to have dates. 
And no college student is going to have three movie dates a month. 
It will simply mean that students will be forced to go to dine and 
dance resorts. We don't claim that students don't when there are 
vie parties, but we do claim that more will be forced to. 

If the action is a measure of eliminating extra-curriclar ac- 
tivity, someone had better see a doctor. We appreciate that there 
is a probl* m of balancing study and extra-curricular activity, and 
We realize that many students are greatly overworked in these 
activities. Hut we haven't been putting out any ColiegiafU on Sat- 
urday night, and we haven't seen many other lights burning ln|the safest place in England, to cite 
student offices. And our fifth columnists tell us that the light bill 
I'..!- the library isn't very high on weekends! 




Joe Bart 

My Friends, 

This week let us discuss a matter 
which is close to the heart of each 
of us. It is a matter which has bean 
the bedrock of democracy. It is a 
matter for which OUT forefathers 
fought, and for which the warm, red, 
blood of youth has been shed. This 
matter is our personal liberty. 

Lincoln gave his only life for 
preservation of the Union. Wash- 
ington risked his personal fortune, 
his good name, and his short satin 
pants to espouse the cause of 
freedom. P. T. Barnum searched 
all over the face of the earth to 
find things that would make the 
pursuit of happiness a less tiring 
chase for the truly intelligent 
people of this country. Should I 
do less than these three great 
partriots could I refuse to serve 
in the liberation of my fellow 
man? Do I disregard personal 
gain when such things are at 
stake? No! Should I shrink from 
the thought of service to my 
country? Heil do nothing of the 

The matter of which I speak is the 
weekly convocation. You are all fa- 
miliar with the unjust system which 
the fiendish, capitalist controlled ad- 
ministration has devised to pi event 
the masses from arising against their 
tyrannical rule, i luring the first sem- 
ester the poor freshmen, sophomores, 
and juniors are Compelled to attend 
Convocation. While there, their plus 
tic minds are filled with propaganda 
about how badly the peace-loving, 
righteous nations across the seas con- 
duct themselves. They are told that 
poor soldiers are killed ami mangled 
bv bombs. Hut they are not told that 


President Roosevelt raised his eyebrows. "Did I?" he ask*. 
(Compliments of the Brown U. Willkie Club) 
A few weeks ago we predicted that tanks would replaet 
"Salter," "Miss Johnson," and the other State hosses. After Cot 
onel Young's recent article and an editorial in The Norwich <;„.. 
don, we acknowledge our error. Just when the old cavalrymen 
had begun to mourn for the nostalgic odors of leather, neatsfoot 
oil, saddle soap and just plain horse, they read that the Army :> 
about to get back to fundamentals. 

Although mechanized equipment is not to be denied, the hur- 
ts also not denied. And the glue factories must look elsewhere. 
Twenty-six years ago in a Texas border town, Maj. (Jen. 
1. Franklin Bell addressed a cavalry regiment: "Ride right up 
to them, stick the muzzle into their backs and squeeze the 
trigger, but make every shot count. 

Hard-boiled General Bell knew that there was nothing pretty 
about killing, and war means killing. He merely was sidetracking 
sentimentality for the cold practicality of a .45 automatic pistol 
The technique changes, but as in football, the fundamentals 
remain the same. The U.S. Army plans for the most powerful 
actual cavalry in history. Re-organization will soon be an- 
nounced. Plans call for 19,802 animals to augment 17,000 still 
in service. Evidently, therefore, the State R.O.T.C. unit may 
expect changes but not changes from "damned likeahle" 

horses to iron horses. 

Military observers have learned that while airplanes are 
great in preparing the way and while panzer divisions do some 
clearing on their treads, all would be in vain without supporting 
infantry. Also, for sheer mobility and stilletto-like thrusts, noth- 
ing can top the cavalry as a supporting unit for both infantry 
and tanks. Yes, horses will be used on problems in rougher hr- 
rain than the flat lands over which tanks move speedily. The Ge* 
mans used 18,000 cavalrymen in the lowlands and in Fr 
Horse-drawn artillery was among the first to enter Paris. Hun- 
dreds of thousands of horses were used in transport work. And 
so, fellow-soldiers, with the courtesy of Lt. Moffit of Norwich. 

"Stand to heel !" 





MEDALS A loi of nations in this world are engaged in locking 
the door alter Hitler stole the horso. the harness, and 
the one-horse shay. Well, we've locked a few doors in our time too, 
bu1 here's once we're going to jump the gun. 

A good many of us are engaged in extra-curricular activities. 
And we all take the knocks and bumps and miss the praise. Put 
along in May. we do get an academies medal, and it actually means 

We're wondering if it can't mean something more. We like 
the <>ne we got. but we had to hang it up on the mirror because 
we feel conspicuous wearing it ribbon and all. Now what we would 
like is a smaller, neat little clasp pin, that we can pin on our 
lapel. And we wonder if a good many other students wouldn't 
favor this move. Anyway, we ask for opinion and comment, and 
hope to see some action. 

Anyway, we could let some cute frosh coed wear 'em! 

an example, is the Army. The fact 
that most of the casualties occur 
among the civilian population is not 
pointed out to these .soft-minded indi- 
viduals in the lower classes. 

..Hut these lower class individuals 
are helpless. If they refuse to 
attend Convocation, with no suh- 
lety the names of the non-atten- 
ders are taken down on the White 
List. When a name appears too 
often the offender is marked for 
retaliatory measures too horrible 
to relate here. 

Fear of the White List effectively 
prevents non-attendance. The only 
thing left to do is to organize under 
leaders for the rebellion against the 
infringement against their personal 
liberties which the administration has 
been permitting — nay, .sponsoring. 
Hut there are no leaders. Some 
shrewd diabolic mind in the admin- 
istration has seen to it that the sen- 
Continued on Page 8 

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Yesterthoughts sounds like it should 
be something very listenable and very 
danceable. The surprising thing is 
that it is both of these things. It's 
Glen Miller's idea of how this old 
Viennese air should be played, and 
he certainly has caught something 
of the Continental flavor in his ar- 
rangement of this very melodic mel- 
ody. The treatment is subdued, and 
for once. Miller subordinates the or- 
chestration to the melody. So, every- 
body's happy, including, Mr. Miller. 
Mr. Barreca, and you. if you happen 
to catch this record for a listen or 
a dance, The reverse, "A handful of 
Stars" is also a setup for happy 
dancing, but any Miller disc put out 
in the (iast two years would do quite 
as nicely for all the difference it 
would make to anybody who hadn't 
<een the title in print. 

In contrast with Harriet's wonder- 
fully "executed" version of "Night and 
Day", Shep Fields' version of another 
classic, "I Surrender Dear", was much 

by Kmj 

The girls are getting catty, 
—the Mount Holyoke Newt quoWl 
from the Smith paper an article 
the Hamp Amazons) who SI* 
spending their time "Kickn- 
other in the shins, popping 
and toy animals, expand 
chests, and plucking clump 
bee— oo— tiful field while pra - 
driving forms" — and we 
can see Mt. Holyoke's point. 

The Smith campus BHKl be » 
lovely place, but after sii« li a in- 
scription of the Smith girb B ' 
wonder (or do we) that -<> ■•W 
State men are so fond <>f thh 
neighboring college. The qtteUtl* 
is probably misleading, btt1 * e 
have a mental picture of 1 1" 1 ** 
Smith girl as Ferdinand. rOWpW 
all over the campus, dlfll 
flowers with golf dabs, 
slinging her heels so as to 
er the innocent Pedestrian 

If reports of such athlet 


more flattering to the composer. I'm are genuine, Amherst 

sure that even he could have recogn- 
ized it. It wasn't so much treated with 
the respect due old age, as it was 
treated with respect due betters. The 
melody was the all important thing 
in the arrangement, and deservedly 
so. Tin Pan Alley wouldn't be an alley 
Continued on Page A 


year should be somethm 
out of the ordinary — we i 
Smith girls now descend, 
non-athletic campus — kicl 
other in the shins between 
shooting animals between 
of the game. And those 
ing exercises — omigosh. 

the b&' 


\ royd, Swing, Gentry. Wroe, Hoxie, Manix, Miss Van Buren, 
Miss Goldberg and Miss NagleschmicH Chosen by Professor 
Hand For December 16 Presentation 


r*. wiiiiam a vima, Author FORUM SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY NIGHT 

of Recently Published 

Dr. C. .1. Rohr will Lead Public Discussion Oil New Voti 

Explains Advantages of Method which will be I'std 




Frank Prentice Rand an- 
1 this week the cast for the 
Doister winter play, Sutton 
stirring comedy, "Outward 
' Selected by Mr. Rand and 
lent officers from among nine- 
State College students, the 
as follows: Scrubby, Wesley 
1; Ann, Meriel Van Buren; 
Robert s. {Swing; Mr. Prios, 
Gentry; Mrs. Cliveden-Banks, 


Program Designed to Afford 

Training in Extension 


Thompson, Edward C. Manix. All but 
four of these students have had previ- 
ous stags experience. 

K. learsals for the play began 
Wednesday and will culminate in the 
first performance on December 14 at 
Bowker Auditorium. Two later per- 
formances have been scheduled by 
Manager Sumner Kaplan, and 
are being made for off-campus 
■ > ntations. Mr. James Robertson, 
! the Landscape Architecture De- 
partment is in charge of scenery. 


Former 4-H club members and those 

| who became interested in the club 

j work on arriving at State, have banded 
Marion Nagelschmidt Reverend Wil-L ., . .. _ ' . „ , , 

i, i p~iw>,.f nr~w>. iw vta together to form the Campus 4-H club. 
liam Duke, Robert \vroe; Mrs. Mid- »* u j ,.,,.. 

. r~i,«, Q ,„. u t- i Meetings are conducted on the third 

«t. Agnes Goldberg Mr. Lingley, I ,,, , , . , ', . 

*" r> u,w;„ tJ\ a tj a I Wednesday of each month in the club- 

George P. Hoxie, Jr. and Reverend , , Z. , .. ., _ „ 

houses behind North College. 

The program of the club, states 
Director Farley of the Extension 
Service, is designed to give training 
in Extension Service upon graduation. 
There are approximately 300 members 
drawn from both Massachusetts State 
and Stockbridge. 

The local club is ready at any time 
to assist the State office, when events 
are held on this campus in connection 
with the 4-H. Recently, in conjunction 
with this duty, the locals played host 
to 200 boys here for 4-H Boys' day. 
Members of the club prepared and 
served the banquet for the guests. 

The officers of the club are Chester 
Putney, '41, President; Secretary, Jean 
Brown, '43; and Treasurer, George 
Soule, '41. Mr. Lawrence Loy, of the 
Extension Service, is acting as Fac- 
ulty Advisor. 

Dr. William G. Vinal, professor of 
Nature Education and Director of the 
Nature Guide School, is the author 
of a recently published book entitled 

"Nature Recreation." 

The book begins with fundamental 
nature experiences and proceeds to 

an analysis of community nature ac- 
tivities and how they should be spon- 1 
sored by public educators. By its de- 
parture from the traditional biologi- 
cal approach to the subject, the book 
is unique. 

in Elections Next Month 


Goodwin, McCartney, Gentry, 

Hayes, Vondell, Hoxie, 

McCarthy Chosen 

Reading Tests 

Freshman English Students to 

be Given Silent Reading 


1136 men registered in the town of 
Amht rsi last Wednesday under the 
ective Service Act. Of this num- 
ber, 284 were from Massachusetts 
State College and 108 from Amherst 

All these students are in temporary 
security in that they may defer en- 
listment until July 1, if called. 

Soon lists will be posted in the re- 
live home towns of the regis- 
trants, and these lists will provide a 
number from each applicant. 

As numbers are drawn in a na- 
tional lottery, the holders of the win- 
ning tickets report to their local 
draft boards for classification. 

If there is no basis for deferment 
or exemption, then there is a physical 
examination, with standards less 
strict than for enlistment, but strict- 
er than for the World War I draft. 

If the physical examination is 
passed successfully, then the regis 
trant is in. 


Mass. State 
Football Lapel Pins 

40 Cents 

Miss Cutler's Gift Shop 

The first meeting of the Debating 
Club, held Thursday, October 17, in 
the Seminar room of the Old Chapel, 
was attended by several students, in- 
cluding three members of last year's 

Plans were discussed of the possi- 
bilities of practice debates with Am- 
herst College and the American In- 
ternational College, to begin near 

A Southern trip, as well as week- 
end trips to Boston and New York 
are also under consideration. 

The meeting w r as presided over by 
Herbert Weiner, captain, and Francis 
Shea, manager. 

Meetings will be held bi-weekly in 
the Seminar room of the Old Chapel. 

For the first time this year the 
freshman class is being subjected in 
its English courses to the Silent Read- 
ing Tests, put out by the University 
of Iowa, to determine which students 
read more slowly than others, ami 
with less comprehension, and to make 
an effort to provide remedial meas- 
ures where most needed. The English 
instructors will look for a correlation 
between the results of these and per- 
formance in English 1 and 2. At the 
end of the year the entire freshman 
class will be re-examined to see what 
etfect, if any, a year of college train- 
ing may have had. 

The program was carried out to 
some extent last year on a voluntary 
basis for the Freshman class in the 
Stockbridge School, and will be given 
a further trial there this current 

The Department Of Psychology, un- 
der the general direction of Prof. C. 
C. Neet, has been for two or three 
years interested in this remedial read- 
ings program as developed variously 
in many colleges and secondary 
schools. The whole program includes 
an examination of the students in 
reading, and will be followed by a 
further personal analysis of the poor 
readers to discover, if possible, the 
reason for their difficulty, and the 
prescription for certain remedial ex- 
ercises for those students who are 
likely to profit from them. 

George Hoxie '41, Mason Gentry 
'42, John Rayes '41, .John Vondell '48, 
William Goodwin Ml, Harold McCar- 
thy '41, and Bob McCartney '11 have 
been selected as "stand-by" radio an- 
nouncers for the coming year follow- 
ing try-outs held Monday afternoon 
at the Tower Room studio. At tlv* 
same time, groups were formed of 
those students interested in script 
writing and the mechanical handling 
of broadcasts. 

It is hoped that tho programs, ' 
which are to begin within the next 1 
two weeks, will this year he of half i 
hour rather than IT. minute length. 
The first broadcast will includ 
five minute address by college 

dent Hugh P. Baker, musics 

tions by the college singing groups, 
and the dramatization of an incident 
in the life of I),-. Alexis Carrel, fa- 
mous biologist and surgeon. 

Last year on 15 minute pr o g rams 

presented every Monday at 5:00 p.m. 

the program features were a Sports 
roundup, news from the Cotttgian, 

selections by musical organizations 
on campus, and dramatizations by the 
Roister Doisters. Also several inter- 
views were had with campus celebri- 

le a 



Prof. Oscar Halecki of the Vassar 
College faculty was the guest speak- 
er at Convocation today. Professor 
Halecki's suh.jcct. was "Poland of 
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. 


.".00 Dads 

Continued from Page 1 
Miss Jean Davis, chairman, has 
Records been assisted by George Emery of 

the Alumni Office and the following 
A number of phonograph recordings 'committees: 
have recently been distributed to' Publicity: Nellie Wozniak '41, Ar- 
Massachusetts State College Alumni jthur Cohen '41. 

Clubs throughout the nation for use I Invitations: H. Barbara Smith '43, 
at club meetings. On one face of thej John Fitzpatrick '43. 
record is a message from President Registration: Arthur Cohen '41, 

Headquarters For 


Main St. Northampton 

Hugh Potter Baker and on the re- 
verse are selections by the college 
glee club. 

Thomas Kelley '43, Daphne Miller 

A Student Leader Day was held 
for the first time last year under the 
direction of Donald Allan who is 
again head of the committee. Plans 
are underway for an even more elab- 
orate program for this year in view 
of the success evidenced by the pro- 
gram last year. 


Continued from Page 1 
as "Oh Father, Dear Father, Come 
Home With Me Now." 

The committee promises that the 
stage will be drenched with the blood 
of the principals before the perform- 
ance is over. Sylvester Schlameil and 




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Eyes Examined Glasses Repaired 

Prescriptions Filled 

Classroom visits: Donald Allan '41, ™* ™ "* *""*" to ,K ' ih ° *** reviv - 





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Military exhibition: Donald Allan 

Fraternity and Sorority: Dana 
Frandsen '42, Mary Judge '42, Fred 
Shackley '42. 

Entertainment: Daphne Miller '43, 
John Heyman, '41. 

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The speaker at Wesley foundation 
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In connection with the open forum 
to he held Tuesday evening concern- 
ling Proportional Representation in 

i class elections, Dr. Uohr explained the 

characteristics and intricacies of the 

system. This explanation will permit 

the student to prepare questions of 

interest to discuss at the forum. 

The important fact to remember 
is that Proportional Representation 
is a method of electing a multi-niein- 
bered body, such as the Senate, Ma- 
roon Key. or W. S. (J. A., and is not 
to he confused with Preferential Vot- 
ing which is used to el.ct single of- 
ficers, such as class otbeers and fra- 
ternity and sorority officers, 

The former merely aims to prevent 

the majority from obtaining full rep- 

| n'scntation and leaving the minority 

,in the dark with no representation. 

'The latter tries to prevent the elec- 
tion of a candidate who is inaecept- 
able to a majority of the voters. The 
practice of asking a voter to indicate 

I his preferences is the same in both 
Cases, but the process <>f counting the 

I votes is altogether different 

In counting preferential ballots, 

any candidate who obtains a major- 
ity of first choices is declared elected. 
If no candidate obtains a majority of 
nr*t choices, the second choices are 
added to the first choices ami if the 
combined totals give a candidate a 
clear majority he is declared elected. 
In like manner the third choices are 
considered. This selection is similar 
to that of the new fraternity rushing 
system and indicates the willingness 
of the majority to support a can- 


The advantages of Proportional 
Representation are: (1) ETective 
voting — nearly every vote counts; (2) 
Minority representation; (3) A new 
freedom of voting; (4) Development 
of voter interest; (. r ( ) Majority rule; 
t''») Reduction of fraud. 

Proportional Representation is a 
method of voting designed to bring 
more representative local government 
and to make practically every ballot 
count in an election, thus to insure 
each group or party in the college 
representation according to its voting 
strength. It was designed to make im- 
possible minority political machine 
voting in a single block to capture an 
• 'bet ion because other voters scatter 
their support among many candi- 

Proportional Representation is the 

most democratic system of voting 
ever used. It provides real represen- 
tative government, for every consid 
arable group or party according to 
its voting strength is represented. 
PR and the job of voting is simplici- 
ty itself. It only requires that the 
vot.r shall indicate his favorite can- 
didates in the order of p reference. 

Proportional Representation has been 

used as the theme of government in 
countries in every part of the world 
and in cities throughout the country. 

Proportional Representation is an 

Important topic in municipal govern- 
ment and is being tried in campus 
• lections. Every student who isin- 
terested j M the way his '.rovornmcrit 
i Operated, both as a municipal plan 
and as a campus program, should in- 
vestigate this qtttetion before Tues- 
day's discussion. 1840 is election yea r 
and every student should take a 
special Interest in political affairs. 
Further information may bs secured 
from Dr. Rohr of the Rureau of Pub- 
lic Administration in his office 

North Collejrp. 


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by Irving Rabinovitz 

First Class Rating of '40 "Index" 
Encourages '41 Board to Aim High 

By Clu't Kuralowicz 

Massachusetts State College's 1941 
Index- First Class Honor Rating. As 
last week's Collegian announced, the 
'40 State yearbook was given a rating 
During the early days of the Rus- of "excellent" by the National Scho- 
Bian Revolution, Prokofiev wrote his lastic Press Association. 
"Classical Symphony," a work which Together with a critique given by 
adheres to the classical form and the a Collegia* reporter in May, the de- 
classical tonality, but in which the tailed criticism of the N.S.P.A. en- 
humor the dynamic power, and the ables the Index hoard to make the 
lyric quality are typically Prokofiev's.! 1941 yearbook a more popular one. 
The popular Gavotte from this sym- ; Consequently, the goal of the 1941 
phony has twentieth century charm, \ Index is an "All-American" rating 
and the deceptive modulations add | among the yearbooks of the United 
tinge to the old form. During the I States. 

same period that the Classical Sym 
phony was composed, Prokofiev wrote 
the powerful incantation "Seven", 
derived from an ancient Sumerian 
legend. Scored for a large orchestra, 
chorus, and tenor solo, it can be cited 
as Prokofiv's most "leftist" work, if 
we take the word "leftist" as signify- 
ing extreme modernism fed on disson- 

Perhaps the most novel of 
Prokofiev's later work is his 
Symphonic Fairy Tale for child- 
ren, "Peter and the Wolf", writ- 
ten for production at the child- 
ren's Theater in Moscow in 1936. 
It introduces a narrator, telling 
the story of the young boy, Peter, 
who, over the objection of a 
grouchy grandfather, sets forth on 
the adventure of conquering the 
Russian equivalent of the Big Bad 
Wolf. The interesting feature of 
this work is the use of instrumen- 
tal leitmotivs, so that the grand- 
father is portrayed by a bassoon, 
the bird by a flute, the cat by 
a clarinet, the wolf by horns, and 
Peter by a romantically advent- 
urous theme in the strings. 
Almost fifty, Prokofiev is in a for- 
tunate position among composers of 
the day. His music is accepted, not 
only by the sophisticates of the 

Only Editorial Consideration 

The following is a transcript from 
the Yearbook Scorebook. In criticiz- 
ing, scoring, and rating yearbooks, 
the N.S.P.A. logically places emphasis 
upon the editorial considerations of 
production. Its purpose is to measure 
those factors over which staffs have 
major control; it is not the purpose 
of the Critical Service to attempt to 
evaluate the technical side of produc- 
tion except as they affect the final 

The opening section had an original 
approach and a nice key. The pages 
could, however, and should have been 
more harmonious and coordinated in 
design. The opening pages are attrac- 
tive and harmonious in page layouts 
and typography. 

The views were definitely not 
adequate in size. They should have 
included students to add life and in- 
terest to the pictures. The division 
I pages were average since they did 
>mt carry out the plan or theme. 

Pictures of the administration and 

| faculty lacked chiefly an easy ref- 

| erence from picture to listing or vice 

i versa. The pictures should have been 


More Snaps 
The work of State College was not 

modem world, but by a great major- portrayed adequately by the few ran- 
ity of listening audiences, both in the dom snapshots. The book should have 

Soviet Union and abroad. In his na- 
tive land, he holds no academic 
courses and teaches at no conserva- 
tory, but his influence on young 
Soviet musicians is profound. There 
is a sense of mental health that per- 
vades Prokofiev's music, which makes 
him a factor in the movement to- 
wards musical optimism. We might 
add, that anyone who can produce 
anything of an optimistic nature, is 
worth a hearing. 

In answer to our heartfelt and oft 
repeated prayers, the heavens opened 
and out i loured a flood of records. 
Columbia responded to our pleas to 
the tune of three albums, consisting 
of works by Stravinsky, Ravel, and 
Franck. This marks the end of an 
era for this column. The long weeks 
of wandering in the parched, desert 
are over. The green fields of Canaan 
are near at hand. No more apologies 
for a digest of old recordings. If we 
can only stir the RCA-Victor folks 
into activity, the future is secure. 
Fair Warning 

We must admit that nobody has 
button-holed us between classes, that 
no groupi of indignant students have 
Stormed the ('<>lr</itin office, but in 
spite of this conspiracy of silence, a 
certain profile will grace the head of 

this column at Ml early date. Fair 



included more pictures showing 
students in classrooms, laboratories, 
shops or cither scenes of currieular 

activities, demonstrating actual class 
procedure. The reader did not obtain 
a sense of appreciation of the educa- 
tional program being accomplished in 
the school. 

Pictures in the senior or album sec- 
tion were rated "very good" although 
some of the portraits tend to be flat. 
The snapshots vary widely in quality. 
The statistics department of the Index 
is given praise for the excellent 
summaries of seniors, which were 
were significant in listing activities 
and were arranged and edited so that 
attractive page lay-outs were formed. 

Group pictures of the underclasses, 
however, could not be easily identified 
because of the small head sizes. 

Treatment of the organizations and 
activities had average reader interest 
and appeal in their lay-outs. The three 
academic honoraries should have had 
at least one good group picture. The 
write-ups were excellent, possessing 
a suitable style, all the necessary in- 
formation, and reader appeal. 

More Action 

The athletics section lacked good 
action. Intramural and women's 
athletics were not adequate since far 
more students take part in these 
than in varsity sports. Literary 
material in the sports was labelled 
"good;" but the lay-outs of pages 
were static and monotonous. 

As a whole, the H>4<) Index was 
triven a high consideration. 

The Index's index in the opening 
section received favorable mention. 
The color on the division pages and 
in the first of the book was used to 
enhance the beauty and appeal of the 
book. Page plans had pleasing har- 
mony. In text, the book was editorial- 
ly effective although it was not so 
well rated in layouts and pictures. 
The educative value was only average 
to the thankfulness of students and 
shocked surprise of the faculty. Cover, 
binding;, and paper in the book was 
of high quality and excellent. As for 
the financial status (subscriptions 
through the Student Tax), the critics 
wrote "Quite a picnic 




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The two greyut parties of this 
greyut country, have been gradually 
drawing up their forces, slowly but 
surely girding their loins for the 
fray which is about to transpire on 
that greytust of all days, presiden- 
tial election day. We, as votes, and 
future voters, are being bombarded 
by promises and persuasions even as 
London is being subjected to Hitler's 
form of persuasion. Although we sup- 
posedly are neutral in the present 
world conflict, it is vitally necessary 
that we should not remain neutral in 
the present national conflict. Each of 
us will have to determine in his own 
mind what each party, if it wins suc- 
cess, will probably do for the country 
in the future, and how well this per- 
formance will be in accord with the 
needs of the nation. In order to be 
somewhat of a factor in this decision, 
we hereby put in our two cents worth. 

To make clear our stand at the very 
outset, we believe that the New Deal 
has done more for the general wel- 
fare of this country during its two 
terms than has any other adminis- 
tration throughout the whole history 
of the nation. It has, against the wills 
of conservatives of both parties, car- 
ried through or greatly re-enforced, 
(1) Legal support of collective bar- 
gaining through the National Labor 
Relations Act which has made such 
advances towards furthering the 
cause of unionism throughout the 
country, (2) the Labor Standards 

a third term which influence the 
minds of many voters and which the 
Republicans are exploiting to the ut- 
most. Of course, it is a fact that ng 
President has ever had a third term 
but neither have we ever had a period 
of crises such as the present one. 
Neither has Thomas Jefferson nor 
any other historical figure quoted 
against it ever barred the possibility 
of a presidential third in time of 
great national need. It is very fan- 
tastic to imagine that Mr. Roosevelt, 
even though he has of necessity, had 
to assume temporary dictatorial pow. 
ers, is thinking of destroying democ- 
racy, or of establishing a family- 
dynasty here. 

And then there is the biggest is- 
sue of all. There is no room for con- 
servatism in politics in a period when 
the times demand basic revaluation 
and reconstruction. Since Fascism 
and Naziism are pretending to offer 
the world such revolutionary values, 
we must also offer our people a course 
of action, an inspiring and progres- 
sive course which will give the rest 
of the world a lesson in intelligent 
and humanitarian leadership. 

Although we don't believe that the 
New Deal is the ideal answer, we 
think it is the best available one, and 
that it is moving, with Franklin D. 
Roosevelt at the helm, toward a bet- 
ter and stronger America. Whereby 
Mr. Roosevelt has proven his 
strength and ability during the past 

Act which protects minimum wages eight years, what has Mr. Willkie to 



Continued from Page 2 
and might find it -elf a street ac- 
ted by the zoning board if it could 
put out a few more numbers like 

tbi- one. 

The revere tO the Shep Field - 
story for this week is really a revere 

. . . that lost plenty of ground, it. 

wa a bad case of signal calling on 

somebody's part. It's called, "When 
The Mu h Begirt! To Rush Down 
Father', \'«-t", and its the most 
atrociotU, exasperating, humiliating, 
deva 'ating, infuriating, piece of tripe 
I've ever heard. Which, is saying 
Homething. It's a sing-song patter 
disc done nasally ad nauseum, so don't 
waste vour old needles on this side. 

Curry S. Hicks 

and maximum hours (3) the Social 
Security Act, (4) a federal housing 
program, (5) greater control and 
more efficiency in the executive branch 
of the government, (6) reviving of 
the Supreme Court through radically 
needed changes; and in addition such 
project! as unemployment relief, the 
AAA, great hydro-electric projects 
at vital points throughout the coun- 
try, the cheapening of electric serv- 
ice through the Electrification Ad- 
ministration, road building, flood 
control, conservation of soil and for- 
ests, regulation of finance by the 
SEC, a youth program which many 
of us have taken advantage of dur- 
ing the last few years, as well as 
strengthened reciprocal trade treat- 
ies. That is a record for internal re- 
forms, which criticize as they may, 
Republicans will have to admit is 
quite some field of action. 

Regarding the issue of foreign af- 
fairs, we ask why it is that Mr. Will- 
kie is supported by nearly all the 
pro-Nazi and Fascist elements in the 
country. Even though the Republican 
candidate agrees with the Democratic 
in his stand on aid to Britain short 
of war, conscription, etc., etc., Re- 
publicans have on almost every oc- 
casion in Congress been on the isola- 
tion side of the fence. Mr. Roosevelt 
definitely believes that, if necessary, 
private industry should also be con- 
scripted for the general good. Mr. 
Willkie has openly stated in the past 
that such a course would be against 
his principles. Since labor has already 
been conscripted, why should not pri- 
vate industry be? 

One of the main criticisms by 
the Republicans has been against 
Mr. Roosevelt's economic policy. 
Republicans argue that Mr. 
Roosevelt has discouraged bus- 
iness by restrictive legislation 
and has destroyed the confidence 
of big business in him by his 
failure to balance the budget. 

The actual facts are that most of 
the restrictive legislation has been 
abolished by the Supreme Court, and, 
balancing of the budget could not 
have been accomplished except by in- 
creasing taxes and decreasing expen- 
ditures, which course has been im- 
possible in these times of great crisis, 
and which the Republicans, if in of- 
fice, definitely would not have done. 

Then there is the bugaboo against 

offer us? Words, words, words. To 
run the motor at high speed, we use 
high test gasoline, not diluted milk, 

And now what's going on a- 
broad? Air attacks on London, 
air attacks on Berlin, continued 
activity in the Balkans with grow- 
ing uneasiness in Greece, Yugo- 
slavia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. 
Turkey is doing her utmost to 
come to an agreement with Ku- 
sia regarding mutual resistance of 
Germany. In a meeting last week 
at Ankara between Turkish Pres- 
ident Ismet Inonu, and the Soviet 
Ambassador Sergei Alexandro- 
vitch Vinogradoff, Russian aid to 
Turkey was supposedly discussed. 
actual results of the meeting 
were kept a secret. 

Last week, American-made trucks 
loaded with American-made supplies 
for China whipped over Britain's 
Burma road toward Kunming. We 
know that, if China keeps her busy, 
Japan will "stay way from our door!" 
So far we have lent China 85,000,000 
dollars, and there's more where that 
came from. Darn clever, these Amer- 

Japan keeps registering protests, 
and we keep registering more embar- 
goes. Nearly every protest bring! I* 
other embargo. Last week, aviation 
gasoline and all scrap metals were 
added to the list. Therefore. I change 
in method of action was attempted by 
Japan last week. A new Japanese am- 
bassador, Lt. Gen. Yoshitsugu Tate* 
awa hurried to Moscow to attempt to 
work out a definite non < 
accord with the Soviet Union. Funny 
how everyone has suddenly beco 
palsy -walsy with former 1m >: > y-mati 
Josef Stalin. And he's a Communist, 
too. Funny — 

17.000.000 registered at 12.1.000 
registering places last week. The 
registering machne in mo-' <■'*'" 
functioned smoothly and efficient- 
ly. At the end of the day. ,he 
President declared, "Today's reg- 
istration is the keystone i' 1 ,nf 
arch of our national defend. 
They still insist it is defence. 

Will this week's column a 
repercussions, will it stinu 
debate or letters to the E 

hope so, because after I 
America, land of free s|> 
free press. Address all 
comment and time bombs I 
the Collegian office, Amh<, 



\j n « -Weeks Winter Session on 
Poultry Raising is 

[■ ; vidualized" sessions covering 
very phase of the poultry in- 
fill feature the annual nine- 
winter short course in poul- 
,,. v raiting which will be held at 
Yj. i , ; ..uhusetts State College, Oc- 
, ,(„ .,. 28 to January 17, it was an- 
1 here today. 

The course is divided into three ses- 
sions of three weeks each with each 
session concentrating on three phas- 
f poultry raising. These terms 
are offered as follows: First term, 
judging) marketing, and housing, 
Oct. 28-Nor. 15; second term, feeding, 
incubation, and housing, Nov. 16-26 
an d Pec. 2-13; third term, manage- 
ment, hrooding, and poultry diseases, 
!„., 16-80 and Jan. 6-17. 

The college poultry plant of 1,000 
birds, equipped with modern equip- 
ment of various kinds, will be the 
laboratory for the course. 

Poult rymen may enroll for all three 
terms or for any particular three- 
wcok session. There are no entrance 
requirements except that students 
must be at least 18 years old. 

Further information may be se- 
cured by writing the Short Course 



In a recent edition of the Collegian, 
the date of the Winter Carnival was 
mentioned as being early in January. 
Chairman of the committee, John Re- 
tallick, asked that this mistake be 
rectified. The date of the Carnival, 
as set forth by the committee, will be 
the w»ek-end of February 14-15. 
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W. *. Burn«tt'i 
Mmout novel of 

turbulent 60'» 
...tNt days of 
bitttr hatrads 
• • ■ and hours of 
violent love.. J 

-2ND HIT— 
TII.K I3" 

Lloyd Nolan 

I'lus: BpOftfl "Strny Lamo" 

SAT., OCT. 26" 




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"Newa of t ri. • Di 

SUN.-MON., OCT. 27-28 

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BRITAIN*! H. A. r." 
— Also— 
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Riding Classes Aiv Hold Every Saturday in Riding Anna— 

Interhouae Competition in Field Hockey and individual Game* 
in Archery and Tennis Round Out Program 

Leonard Warren 

Make Him Yell 


Sheets Will be Passed 
Out to All Dads 
at Game 

If you're taking dad to the foot- 
ball game, the cheering section is go- 
ing to be directly in back and to the 
right of the band. The Senate has 
arranged for cheering sheets to be 
passed out with tickets. The idea is 
to make a solid nucleous for enthusi- 

Incidentally, the cheering last week 
was the best since the days of Louie 
Bush. It showed a hundred per cent 
improvement over previous games. 
There's only one suggestion. And 
that is, that the frosh as well as the 
upper classmen, learn the songs as 
well as the choruses. 

The cheer leaders are working 
again this week on the leading of 
singing. They also went to the Stock- 
bridge Convo so that the two-year 
men will know how and be ready next 
Saturday to cheer with State. 


Walter Millard Tops List 
Speakers in November 


Concert Program 

Thanks lie to Thee Handel 

Tu lo sai Torelli 

L'esperto nocchiero lluononcini 

Aria — Eri tu, from "Masked Hall" 

Aria — O du mein holder Abendstern 

(Evening Star) from "Tannhauser 
Drake's Drum 

Outward Hound from "Songs of the 

The Old Superb Sea" Stanford 

Mr. Warren 


Gavotte Trucco 

Liebestraum Liszt 

Viva Navarra Larregla 

Mr. Sandoval 


Aria — Qui done commande, from 

"Henry VIII" Sant-Saens 

Aria — Vision fugitive, from "Hero- 

diade" .. Massenet 

Turn Ye to Me Old Highland 

.. Melody 




"There will be no girls' rifle team 
this year hOflattOB the military de- 
partment needs all its available time 
for tin- U. (). T. ('.", stated Martha 
Hall, president of the W. A. A., in an 
interview about fall athletic activities 
for the coeds. However, regular ses- 
sions are being held for field hockey, 
archery, tennis, and riding. 

Killing classes are being held every 
Saturday morning at 10 o'clock on 
the Cavalry Field. 

In hockey, an interhouse competi- 
tion is being held with teams repre- 
senting The Abbey, Draper, North 
College and the different sororities. 
At the same time, individual compe- 
titions are being conducted in arch- 
ery and tennis. Those who survived 
the first round of the archery tourna- 
jment are: Ida Fitzgerald, Betty 
iMoulton, Phyliss Drinkwater, liuth 
jHelyar, Mary Berry, and Lorraine 
J Wells. The second round will be com- 
pleted this week so that the compe- 
J tition will be over before snowy 
! weather. 

(Jo, Lovely Rose 
An Old Song Resung 
Agnus Dei 




College Drug Store 

Prescription Specialists 



Paige's Service 

(Next to Post Office) 


Socony Products 

"Plans are progressing rapidly and 
successfully", stated Dr. C. J. Rohr 
us he discussed the Covernment Con- 
ference to be held here Nov. 15 and 
ir>. Many expert speakers have been 
secured to present their opinions and 
discuss topics for which they are 

Among these are: Richard A. At- 
kins, assistant secretary of the Bos- 
ton Municipal Research Bureau, who 
will speak on "County Issues-Old 
Style and New"; Daniel Tyler, Jr., 
Board of Selectmen, Brnokline, pre- 
senting "The New Role of Selectmen"; 
Harold II. Everett, town manager of 
Mansfield, Mass., who will picture 
"Experience with Town Management 
in Mansfield"; and the feature speak- 
er, Walter J. Millard, field represen- 
tative of the National Municipal 
League, an authority on Proportional 

"Drummer Boy" 

Walter Millard, the "drummer boy 
of better government and his fine re- 
his years of service as a salesman 
of beter government and his fine re- 
sults. He has participated in many 
battles throughout the country on the 
side of good government and has 
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This is News 

Stylemaster Shoes, Brogues and 


Guaranteed for Service 

Sensationally Priced at $2.!»r> 

Harry Daniel Associates 
Northampton, Mass. 

Continued from Page 1 
soloist with the New York Philhar- 
monic-Symphony Orchestra (three 
times), with the Cleveland Summer 
Music Society series and with the 
Concerts Symphnnique de Montreal. 
Recital engagements have taken him 
to many sections. He has been fea- 
tured on the radio series "Echoes of 
New York" and "Musical Ameri- 

Leonard Warren was born in New 
York. He attended Columbia Uni- 
versity, but had to leave without 
graduating because of the depression. 
After a musical apprenticeship sing- 
ing with the Radio City Music Hall 
Glee Club and as soloist over the 
radio, Warren qualified for the Met- 
ropolitan Auditions of the Air and 
was chosen for first honors from 
among more than 700 singers. 


First Issue of the 'Collegian' 

Literary Supplement 

on the Press 


Planned to throw into sharp relief 
the freedom enjoyed by the Individual 
in this country as contrasted with 
the state of Europe, the annual Rec- 
reation Conference at Massachusetts 
State College this year will follow 
the theme of "Recreation, and the 
American Way of Life." 

A model town meeting, another evi- 
dence of the American way of life, 
will again be a feature of this year's 
conference, according to Dr. William 
O. Vinal, chairman of the conference 
committee. At this meeting will be 
discussed community problems relat- 
ed to the problems of adequate rec- 
reation programs for persons of all 

An extensive exhibit demonstrating 
many types of outdoor recreation in 
particular, will be on display in the 
college athletic cage during the four- 
day sessions which will be held March 

12 to in, 1941. 

The first issue of the 1940*41 Col- 
legian Quarterly will be published in 
two weeks, it was disclosed by Editor 
Peter Barreea in in an interview to- 
day. Taking a cue from the season, 
tho theme of this issue will be the 

The Quart* ■/•/// is the literary voice 
of the undergraduate of Massachu- 
setts College, It contains poetry, short 
stories, and essays written hy the un- 
dergraduates. The chief purpose of 
the Quarterly is to develop literary 
talent on the campus. This year more 
emphasis will be placed upon fiction, 
the poetry being cut down to a great 
extent with only the best poems be- 
ing printed. 

There are a number of old stand- 
by who will be writing again this 
year, among them Robert Fitzpatrick 
whose work was featured in the final 
issue of last year. In the poetry de- 
partment, McCartney and McCar- 
thy will also perform again this year. 

Amherst-State ^ 

College Choir and President 

Stanley Kino; on Same 


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j' Lunches 


ll Soda Fountain 


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College Store 

Everything for the Student 

Banners and Souvenirs 
Books and 
Student Supplies Magazines 



IMtltlttt'"" *•* a«a*»»»»4«»»»»4^ 


2. r ). r ) Northampton Road 
Under New Management 


We Also ^crvc Breakfast, Dinner! 
and Suppers at Reasonable Rates 

Continuing the efforts made last 
year by the joint Amherst-State glee 
club concert, President Stanley King 
of Amherst College and the Massa- 
chusetts State College rhnjr will ap- 
pear on the same program at Grace 
Church in Holyoke Sunday evening at 
seven o'clock. 

Until last spring joint activities 
other than athletics between the two 
town colleges were almost unknown. 
On April 22, 1940 the State nun's 
glee club and the Amherst men's 
glee club held a formal concert in 
College Hall, Amherst. 

Official* Of both colleges stated yes- 
terday that they hoped to cement in- 

tereollege relatione l>y such Joint pro- 
gram! as the one last ipring end the 

on., which will be Sunday night. — !>inn*r— Sprrlnl TartiM 
Afternoon Taa— Overnight (iimti llmqi, 

Pomeroy Manor — 1747 

A Home of Colonial Ohnrm and KiAnanant 
Itolrhartown Road— Route t 
Mra. A. J. WIMnar, Prop. 

Tal. Amhanrt •Bt-af 

Bkee Parkas 

Colder Weather 

Warmer Clothes 


Wool Sox 

Suede Jackets 


Large Stock of Zip in Lining Coats at $25 to $30 

M.» J - : 




CommanieaUoni moat dual with fact and 
remain in good taitc. Editorial discretion 
may require that any published communi- 
cation be lienicl. In every caie the writer 
muii be known to the editor-in-chief. 

The Abbey 
October 22, 1940 
Dear Editor: 
The rules for Sorority Rushing should 

Scrapped and rewritten immediately, 
So sorority sisters no longer need fret 
About whom they shouldn't and should 

try to get. 
No longer will they have to angle 

and yen — 
If they merely turn over the job to 

the men. 

With opening Convo the season shall 

(And may last for years if the coed 

is smart) 
From then on the men — upperclass 

we prefer 
Since most of them are far above 

amateur — 
Shall date the Frosh coeds day after 

And see that the dears get around 

the right way. 

To informals, vie parties, to sings 

and ballets, 
To games, Amherst week-end, to 

lectures and plays 
They will escort the coeds until they 

are sure 
Which sweeties or smoothie they wish 

to secure: — 
Then each man will pledge his 

bewildered conquest 
To whichever sorority he likes the 


Thus men can follow fraternity rule 
And Frosh femmes go steady instead 

of to school. 
However, there's one fact we cannot 

ignore — 
That sorority gals are worse off than 

before : — 
Not only will they have lost their 

But all the men as well — or at least 

a majority. 

The Sisters of 
Vedy Veddy Indeed 


Concert Tickets 

Those who have not yet received 
their Community Concert membership 
cards and who would like to go to the 
concert Friday night please see Mr. 
Alviani or Mr. Coding before 5 p.m. 

Faculty Tea 

A tea in honor of the new members 
of the Massachusetts State College 
faculty will be given this afternoon 
in the President's House with Mrs. 
Robert Hawley in charge. Over 200 
guests are expected. 

Frogress Reports 

Progress reports for freshman stu- 
dents will be ready Saturday morn- 
ing and may be obtained from ad 

"H.M.S. Pinafore" 

Tryouts for principal roles in 
H. M. S. Pinafon will be held to- 
morrow at 1:00 p.m. in Memorial 


Continued from Page 1 
merit. The first project was the build- 
ing of Alumni Field. Not only did he 
aid in the financial pushing of this, 
but actually drew the preliminary 
plans. After the completion of the 
first field, he began to work for the 
numerous additions, including the 
women's field and the new tennis 

Probably Mr. Hicks biggest achieve- 
ment is the successful plugging of the 
present physical education building. 
Working in conjunction with an alum- 
ni committee, he personally solicited 
much of the money. 




Left to right: Robert Hall, George Bragdon, Wesley Aykroyd, Harry 
Scull in. John Haskell, Ernest Bolt, Winthrop Avery 


The Military Ball, first big social 
event of the year, will be held Decem- 
ber 6th. Harry Scollin '41, is chair 
man of the alfair and his committee 
members are Wes Aykroyd, Jack Has- 
kell, Ernie Bolt, George Bragdon, Boh 
Hall, and Win Avery. 

The Ball promises to be even more 
colorful than usual this year as the 
committee has announced its inten- 
tion of having the Drill Hall decorat 
ed by a professional interior decorat- 
or, in this way getting rid of the un- 
inspiring "barnish" look. An innova- 
tion this year will be the giving of 
favors to all girls attending. 
Two Bands 

The Dartmouth Barbary Coast or- 
chestra and the Fenton Brothers' or- 
chestra are those under consideration 
by the committee and both bands are 

exceedingly fine. Those who attended 
the Tufts week-end held here last 
year, will remember the excellent job 
that was done by the Barbary Coast 
boys from Hanover. 

The Military Ball is the high-light 
of the fall social season as it is the 
only formal dance held during the 
first term. Contrary to popular opin- 
ion, it is not primarily for th© mili- 
tary majors, but is open to all stu- 
dents. Freshman, in particular, are 
invited to launch their social careers 
by attending this very colorful func- 

Dancing will be from 9 until 2 
and the traditional crowning of the 
honorary colonel will be a feature of 
the evening. Subscription to thp Ball 
will be $3.50 per couple with a pos- 
sibility of future price reduction. 

Consumers of Vitamin D Products Protected 
In Northeast by Work of "Nut" Laboratory 

Innocent consumers of Vitamin D 
products throughout New England 
and eastern New York are protected 
by the work of the Nutrition Labora- 
tory of Massachusetts State College. 
Headed by such nutritional authori- 
ties as Dr. Helen S. Mitchell, Re- 
search Professor in Home Economics 
and Dr. Carl R. Fellers, Research 
Professor of Horticultural Manufac- 
tures, both of whom have been called 
recently by the government on na- 
tional defense work, this department 
carries on tests for Vitamin D con- 
tent in milk and poultry feeds. 

Milk dealers in this region are un- 
der contract to maintain a certain 
Vitamin I) content in the milk that 
they sell. Each dealer must have his 
milk tested at the laboratory at least 
once a year. At certain intervals, a 
collector takes a bottle of milk from j 
the dealer's truck, and unknown to' 
the dealer himself, sends it to the lab- j 
oratory to be checked. These tests 

are designed to detect the unscrupu- 
lous dealers as well as to see that a 
high Vitamin D content is maintain- 
ed in all saleable milk. 

There are two processes for pro- 
ducing high Vitamin D content in 
milk, namely the Wisconsin and the 
Vitalis methods. The Wisconsin meth- 
od consists of subjecting the milk to 
ultra violet radiation, while accord- 
ing to the Vitalis process, Vitamin 
C concentrate is added directly to the 

The Nutritional laboratory also car- 
ries on extensive work in checking 
poultry feeds as they are used by 
poult rymen in this region. A Vitamin 
D deficiency in the diet of chickens 
(as well as humans) causes rickets. 

In addition to this work in the lab- 
oratory, a special research problem, 
until recently carried on by Dr. 
Mitchell, is being conducted to deter- 
mine the Vitamin Bl required for 
good health in elderly people. 


Competition For Business Board 


Opens Today 3:30 — Collegian Office 

Memorial Building 

Sophomore Positions Also 

EDITOR: Fred Emmert 
Animal Husbandry 
Dairy • 

Poultry Husbandry 
Fruit Growing 
Hotel Stewarding 
Vegetable Gardening 
Wild Life Management 
A. T. G. 
K. K. 

s. s. s. 


Class and School 


Faculty Adviser Charles 

Reporter's Deadline: Tuesday Noon (12:00 M.) in 

Edith l 
Fred 1 . . 
Theodore Topo 

Eileen Terry 
Robert Wi 
Matt Glu.' ow$j 
Charlotte Abbe, 
Theodore Toporowski 
Mac Roberts 
Philip , 
Fred Kmmt.n 
Charlotte Abbq 
Kenneth Foltj 
William Peel; 
William Peck 
N. DuBois, Tel. 142-W2 
the Short Course 


This Saturday will witness the op- 
ening of the Stockbridge social sea- 
son when the Seniors hold the annual 
Freshman Reception at the Drill Hall. 

Music will be furnished by Johnny 
K. Newton and his orchestra. All ar- 
rangements have been taken care of by 
a committee composed of Sam Nick- 
erson, Chairman, Craig Earl, and 
Sam Sestito. 

As in years gone by, this Informal 
will have the intention of bringing 
both Seniors and Freshman into clos- 
er contact with one another. This be- 
ing primarily a Freshman affair, 
let's have a large Frosh turnout. 


* * 


Center of all interest at this time 
of the year is the preparation for the 
Horticultural Show, which is to be 
held as usual in the Physical Educa- 
tion Building on November 1, 2, and 
8. Professors Thayer, Rand and Blun- 
dell, the student executive commit- 
tee and all Flori and Hort students 
are doing their combined best to make 
it the most outstanding display in 
State history. The centerpiece, an 
Oriental garden, although very diffi- 
cult to construct, is giving all con- 
cerned an unusual opportunity to 
prove what ingenuity combined with 
a knowledge of plants and shrubs, 
can accomplish. So, with school green- 
houses proffering myriads of radiant 
blooms, with enthusiastic faculty and 
students offering timely advice, plus 
good hard labor, how can cur show 
be other than a long-to-be- remember- 
ed hit? 

E. Terry 

* * 


The Stockbridge Horticulture Club 
held its first meeting of the year on 
Thursday, October 17. Three mem- 
bers of the senior class gave very in- 
teresting accounts of their experi- 
ences while on placement this sum- 

William Peck spoke about his work 
at the Connecticut Arboretum, which 
is owned by the Connecticut College, 
at New London. Robert Hutchinson 
told about his trip to Canada this 
summer, where he visited the Mon- 
treal Botanical Gardens. As third 
speaker, Rufus Hilliard discussed his 
summer's work in a flower shop. 

Later in the evening, Professor 
Blundell discussed plans for the com- 
ing Hort Show. 

Following Professor Blundell's re- 
marks a brief business session was 
held and plans were made for the 
next meeting, which is to be held on 
November 7. 

A cordial invitation was extended 
to all freshmen interested in horti- 
culture to join the club. 

Refreshments were served at the 
close of the meeting. 

T. Toporowski 

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At a recent meeting of the fruit 
majors, Fred Emmert was elected 
Pomology Chairman for this year's 
Horticultural Show. 

M. Gluchowski 

A. T. G. 

The social season started Friday 
evening with a vie party, attended bv 
about twenty couples. Everyone had 
a very enjoyable time. Refreshments 
of cider and doughnuts were served 

Bill Golden and Joe Figuerido haw 
been elected Sergeant-at-Arnis a:. 
Treasurer respectively. 

A. T. G. takes pleasure in at 
ing the pledging of the following: 

Edward Mattson '41 

Richard Stockwell '41 

Wilson Dougherty '42 

Harry Johnson '42 

William Merrill '42 

Russell Treadwell '42 

Carl Williams '42 

Richard Tierny '42 

Leo Kunan '42 

John Manning '42 

Vincent Carvelli '42 

Steve Gilmore '42 

Our new social committee, headed 
by Nellie Watts, promises us many 
good times during the coming year. 

P. Paton 

* * 

S. S. s. 
The senior members of Tri Sig in- 
vited the freshmen girls to their 
meeting Monday evening in the 
Stockbridge Room in the Memorial 
Building. Instructions for initiation 
were given the freshmen. The group 
decided to hold their meetings every 
other Monday, and a special meeting 
was called for next Monday evening. 
Suggestions were made for various 
activities throughout the year, in- 
cluding the annual Sunday night sup- 
per at Miss Hamlin's. 

C. Abbey 

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The opening game with Vermont 
Academy on October 12 ended «tr. 
a 7 to victory for Vermont Acad- 

Stockbridge dropped its second 
football game to Monson Academy 
last Friday afternoon by a score of 
13 to 0. Scoring began early in the 
third quarter with a touchdown run 
from the kickoff, followed by a sue 
cessful placement kick, giving Mon- 
son a 7 point lead. An attempted 
passing attack from our 20 yard line, 
in the last quarter, ended with an 
interception behind the line of scrim 
mage, by a Monson tackle, which re- 
sulted in a touchdown. The S*W 
point kick was unsuccessful. 

Stockbridge School of Aggii 
Monson Academy at Monson, Mass. 
October 18: 


Stockbridot A 

Bordeau, le 
Littleton, It 
Kerrigan, Ig 
Gory, c 
Daly, rg 
Webber, rt 
Cocchi, re 
Lally, qb 
Garrity, lhb 
Tiffany, rhb 
Schlarski, fb 

Do ni 

Glanville, I? 
Perry, Gi 

Ilnzen, rg 

Johnson. •' 


Watts, Capt. qb 

Caroto, 1W 

Nickolson, rhb 

Bemben, ft 

The team plays Cushing Aca<!e- 
on Friday afternoon, Oct 
the Alumni Field. Let's all be there 
to watch them win. 

Continu4d cm Paf 1 ' 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 


Gridmen Favored to Score First Win in Worcester Game 





5j r t H»™» n 

i- , tchUJetta State College play- 

. tetter football last Saturday 

CLifflrt Rhode Island . . -if final 

ILL, paid off in first downs the 

Statesmen would easily have roml)ed 


Massachusetts chalked up 

,e than twice the number of first 
tLs gained by the Rams. If State 
Ian as well, and I know they will, 
V-jngt Worcester, several hundred 
rjdi Will leave State's beautiful 
rtinpua with the sweet peal of the 
Qjgpel victory bell ringing in their 

I ears, 

I note with great pleasure that the 
! football team is eating "on the house" 
for thre« night each week. In other 
words, a training table is the latest 
development in State's football pro- 
gram. The next step will be training 
| tables for all teams ... a move 
which 1 tried to get started with the 
rebirth of the "M" Club last year, 
at gives us first down with a few 
• go ... so let's go! 
To continue with a little more foot- 
... I quote from the Massachu- 
setts Agricultural College "History 
f Football": The will of Rear Ad- 
miral George George Holcomb Bar- 
ber of Glastonbury contains a bequest 
,f $5000 to the Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College. The income of the 
fund is to be used "for the encour- 
Bieut of general athletics among 
the student body as a whole, in such 
manner as shall be designated by the 
rfdent of the College." End of 
quote . . .in my simple budget arith- 
metic, that leaves a lot of $$$ some- 

* * 

Little do we on the State campus 
lie the value of the Maroon Ley. 
This organization, composed of soph- 
Otn ires, welcomes visiting teams and 
performs all the small jobs which can- 
not be handled by the visiting teams. 
The Key provides members of the 
group to the teams. Then, the "pro- 
visions" see to it that all opponents 
get everything they want, from tape 
to water. 

Therefore I take this opportunity 
t" pat our Maroon Key on the back. 
w« do not realize their value until 
W notice the lack of such an organ- 
ization at other colleges ... a very 
obvious lack such as was found by 
the soccer team at Harvard last Sat- 

Strong Hilltoppers Favored to 

Beat State — Jacobson 

Plays Well 

This Saturday afternoon at one 
o'clock Coach Larry Briggs will trot 
his charges out on Alumni field to 
take on the league leading Trinity 
team. Those soccer fans who saw the 
Maroon and White out play Dart- 
mouth have another thriller in store 
for them. 

Trinity boasts of a strong club 
which to date has beaten Worcester 
Tech 2-1, and M.I.T. 2-0. State has 
had more than its share of tough 
breaks but the Brigg-adiers will try 
hard to win their first game of the 
current season this Saturday. 

On hand for the Massachusetts- 
Harvard soccer game at Cambridge 
last week were many State alumni 
some of whom played soccer under 
the tutelage of Coach Briggs, others 
who were folowers of his teams. Art 
Howe, Stan Podolak, Sam Golub, Rog- 
er Brown, Earl Brown, Milt Auerbach, 
and Lou Wilson were in the stands 
engaged in what was a novelty to 
them, cheering for the men in Maroon | 
and White who were playing in the 
positions that they once held. All 
agreed that the men on the field did 
a fine job, all felt that State played 
well enough to have beaten the Crim- 
son, and they predicted that the soc-, 
cerites would still win their share of i 

The squad had the pleasure of' 
viewing the West Pointers on parade 
and also enjoyed the Harvard-Army 
football tilt. 

Credit is due to Woody Jacobson 
for his stellar performance against 
the Crimson — Woody trucked his 
big frame around to good advantage 
breaking up plays and clearing the 
oval to safer grounds. Clint Allen 
of Greenfield, who is rapidly improv- 
ing, has plenty of fight in his small 
body and will be valuable to Briggs 
during the next two years of his col- 
lege career. Jim Callahan tied up 
Harvard's highly touted center-half, 
Edgar, and, in spite of his short 
stature, outheaded the tall Crimson 
player most of the time. Ed. Podolak 
once again played the entire game. 
It seems that Ed just can't be tired 
out. Red Mullaney and Steve Papp 
handled the wing positions nicely. 
Captain Frank Simons, Clem Burr, 
Stan Gizienski, and Klaman each 
played their usual flawless game in 
the backfield. Vern Smith deserves an 
orchid for the way in which he de- 
fended the State goal. Several times 
Vern emerged from scrambles, heav- 
ing the ball into the clear after what 
seemed to be inevitable Harvard goals. 


Statesmen Will Hold Edge in Punting with Santin'i Position 

Kicking — Massachusetts Backfield and Pine Will be 
Stronger- -State Holds Edge in Series 


Lambda Chi, Thcta Chi, Alpha 

('•am, A. E. Pi, Win Games 

in Football 

IN EASY 23-33 WIN 

Kimball. Putney Tie For First 

— 100 Yards Ahead in 

Record Time 

State Throws Scare Into Rhody 
But Drops Contest by 9-3 Count 

A flashing first place tit- between 
cross country Capt. Bill Kimball and 
Chet Putney in time that .shattered 
the old record by a full 1 1 seconds 
was seen by Saturday's capacity 
throngs during the half of the foot- 
hall game as State Ml back the M.I.T. 
harriers 23-33 in the season's first 
homo meet. Setting an example for 
their teammates as they stroile down 
the itreteh 100 yards to the good over 
.3rd place McGregor of M. I. T., Kim- 
ball and Putney were followed Greene 

and McDonald, tieing for 4th, and 

Greenfield and Hayward, both in 10th, 
as M.I.T. went back to the Charles 
River empty-handed. 

The summary: Kimball and Put- 
ney, M. S. C; 3rd, McGregor, M. I. 
T.; tie for 4th, McDonald, Greene, 
M. S. C; (ith, Turnock, M. I. T.; 7th, 
Gow, M. I. T.; tie, for 8th, Green- 
field, Hayward, M. S. C.j !»th, GofT, 
M. I. T.; 12th, Roflinoli, M. S. C.J 
12th, Campbell, M. I. T.j l.'Jth, Smith, 
M. S. C. Winning time: 21:22 (new 
course record). 


On Monday evening, October 7, 
Alpha Sigma Phi started the ball roll- 
ing in the Interfraternity race by 
by pinning a 28-0 defeat on Q.T.V. 
in touch football at the cage. The 
soccer game which immediately fol- 
lowed proved to be another humilia- 
tion for Q.T.V. with Alpha Sig coming 
out on top by virtue of a 1-0 score. 

The Lambda Chi pigskin toters 
rolled up another one sided score 
when they took Phi Sig 52-13. 
The soccer game went to L.C.A. also, 

Last Wednesday, Theta Chi won 
the football game against Kappa Sig 
by a single touchdown, G-0. The Kappa 
Sig hooters then retaliated to take 
the soccer game 1-0. 

The next evening, Alpha Gam took 
both events from Sig Ep. The score 
in the football game Was 19 to 6, 
while in an especially hard fought 
soccer game, A.G.U.'.s single point was 
talied in an overtime "sudden death" 
period by Cole. 

Friday night found Alpha Sig on 
the short end of a H8-14 score in the 
football game against A.E.P., as 
Greene paced the Pi-men. The soccer 
game went the way of the previous 
encounter, 1M>, thus chalking up two 
digits in the win column of A.E.P. 


Squad Balance Helps Derbymen 
—Tech's Hunt to Press Kim- 
ball, Putney 

Massachusetts State College 
■•tm fought a highly favor- 
Island eleven right down 
ind last Saturday, and the 
thankful to get off with 
1 to 3 win. The Statesmen carried 
to the invaders all the 
id at the half time mark they 
ing 8 to by virtue of a 
' by Joe Larkin, Massachu- 
!<d tackle. 

Id goal came as the result 

drive way down into 

1 and territory, as Salwak 

25, and then alternated 

Utd Santin. With the 

one yard line and third 

bad pass from center cost 

mien their chance for a 

I Then Joe Larkin stepped 

I nil tackle post to kick the 

's from the twelve yard 

island made their first score 

1 quarter. Abbruzzi passed 

' f >n the eight, and then ran 

1 the one, where Massachu- 

' on a pass attempt. Santin, 

^.«' ■ ' n the end zone, punted 

ZLS the 37> Then the fireworks 
ed - Abbruzzi made five yards 

through the line, and then passed to 
N'arducci who scored easily. The 
weakness of State's pass defense was 
very evident on this play, for Ab- 
bruzzi telegraphed the toss. 

The second score of the quarter 
came when Keaney lofted a field goal 
for Rhody from the 24 yard line. 
The ball had been carried down to 
the 17 yard stripe by "I>uke" Ab- 
bruzzi on a beautiful runback of a 


II. \.v. la <■<■, Kimball 

Mooahlan, French, Mdmrcsyk, It. 

rt, Mann 

Mabar, Moral, Ik r«. Stmmoni 

DufT. a <•. Brady 

Carlln, Orlando, Plori, rg If, KcDonou«fc 

Tm 1 1 atiaa. Oarpantar, rt It. T.nrkin 

!><•('. -no. re .- la. St..\. . Coffin 

KaUMjr, '|l> <ll>, Hynn 

Gatea, lhb rhb, BuDooli 

Abbniesl, MrNnlly. NarduM i. rhb, 

lhb, OtOaV, §m •!•>•, Sniitin, Evans 
CMtaa, Conti. McCal.f. fl. 

fb, Salwak, PreitU 
Score -Rhode Island State 9. Mflns. State I, 
Touchdown, Nardurci. Goal* from field. 
Keaney (placement), Larkin (placement). 
I-Vferee, T. F. Kelly of Bat*. Umpire, W. E. 
I>uhn of Adams. Linesman, J. E. Winters 
of Duke. Field JudR-e, R. Costlntr of Sprinjr- 
fleld. Time. 15-mlnute quarters. 

Second Period Free Kick Gives 

Crimson Victory — Edgar 

Makes Tally 

In a game that saw neither team 
scoring from the field, the Massach- 
usetts State hooters played Harvard 
to a standstill only to loaf 1-0 on a 
penalty kick in the last half minute 
Of the game. For *8 minutes the im- 
proved defense of the local booters 
fought oir valiant attempts of the 
Crimson to score while the Briggs- 
men even found time to sandwich in 
many scoring drives themselves. It 
was avide&t that the defense of both 

teams was superior to the offenses 

State being weakened by the absence 
if Gibby Arnold who was out with 
i -plained ankle. 
Late in the third period State \v;i | 

awarded a penalty kick but the try 

for goal was stopped by the Crimson 
goalie. Another penalty kick, this time 
called against the locals, proved to 
be the deciding factor when Edgar, 

center-half for the Cambridge boys 

managed to score past Smith. 

HARVARD massac ill setts 

Pi i in, k k. Smith 

Ives, rb It>, Podalal 

OreMMRi lb '•'. .Iii'-'iiiwui 

Barnaa, rh Ih, Klaman 

Bdffar, «-h eh, GMaaxkl 

Myermiti, McCoOk, Ih ill, Sirix.i 

WillettR, rof lof, Mullany 

Murphy. Paclo, rif lif. Aykroyd 

Sawhill, <( •(, J''"t'<i 

prior, Olftord, Stater, lif 

rif, Callahan, Allen 
BarskOritt, l'>f ">f. Hibl.ard 

s, ,,,, , Harvard i. M. s. 0, §• Ooa!, Ed«?ar 

l penalty I . Referee, T. Hadfii-ld. Cambridge. 
Linesman, Sachs, Stewart, Cambridge. Time, 

four 22-minut periods. 

Evidently everybody but the jani- 
tor at Worcester Tech plans to visit 
Alumni Field Saturday afternoon. 
For the Engineers' cross country team 
accompanies the football contingent 
and will be warmly greeted by Coach 
Derby's varsity dalers over the local 
course finishing between the halves 
of the football game in the second 
home meet of the young season. 

However, the season is not too 
young to already have furnished defi- 
nite information on both teams. A 
glance at the Worcester Tech record 
shows that strong Trinity found them 
an exceptionally well-balanced team 
as they eked out only a 20-29 victory 
over the Tech sextet. Kenneth Hunt 
missed first place for Worcester on 
that occasion by a bare one second 
margin as he whipped out B Stretch 
drive that missed catching the win- 
ner by an eyelash. The time, 2<):f>7, 
beats anything ever run on the more 
arduous State course. 

Therefore, Kimball and his lads 
have no SOfl touch Saturday. They 

must run heady, balanced races if 

they are to repeat their standout 

showing of last week against M. I. T. 

Kimball and Putney ran just BCfe a 
'ace as they finished the course under 

wraps despite breaking the hill and 
dale record. Their team mates pulled 

through for the team balance that 
was enough to win. 

If the treatment can be repeated 
this time, and if the injury bttgaboO 

keeps clear of the state locker room 

door, a close, hard meet will result 
with State spiking the pre-meet fig- 
ures of the Engineers. 

By Sid Murachver 

In the main feature of Dad's Hay, 
the Massachusetts State gridmen will 
hook up with the Worcester Tech 
Engineers in the forty-first annual 
clash between these two traditional 
rivals. In the series which dates back 
to 1887, the Statesmen hold a 26-13 
etlge over the Engineers, with one 
game having ended in a scoreless tie. 
Worcester will be out to avenge last 
year's 7-0 defeat and should provide 
stilf opposition. 

After the encouraging showing 
against Rhode Island State last week, 
Coach Caraway's charges should 
break IntO the Win column for the first 
time this year. Although they thor- 
oughly outplayed the Hams, chalking 
up eleven first downs to their four, 
the Statesmen ended up on the short 
end of a 8-3 score. 

The tackle position, vacated by 
Wermo, who is rounding into shape 
and should play this Saturday, was 
handled superbly by Joe Earkin, ex- 
end. His field goal, into the teeth of 
a strong wind, provided State with 
its only points. Stan Salwak was the 
Only player to pick up an injury, and 
that was a slightly bruised shoulder. 

With Benny Preitas ready to step 

into the backfield again, along with 
Matty Ryan, Cil Santin and Jim Mul- 
lock, the Statesmen are ready to chalk 
up victory number one. 

Encouraging to State rooters, but 

'not to Worcester Tech fans is the 
news that neither Captain Elmer 
Scott, fullback, nor Don Atkinson, 

[quarterback, will start Saturday be- 
cause of injuries. Outstanding in a 
losing cause last Saturday, when 
Trinity shut them out 18-0, these 
two players will be missed when Sat- 
urday rolls around. Except for a few 
slight injuries in the line, it appears 
to be intact and should be ready to 
start by Saturday. 

The Statesmen hold the edge in the 
kicking department with Oil Santin 
doing the booting. His superb position 
kicking last Saturday, away from 
the dangerous Huke Abbruzzi, was in- 
strumental in preventing the shifty 
Hukc from breaking away. The En- 
gineers play a wide open game, tak- 
ing to the air quite often. State's 
pUS < has been steadily im- 
proving and should stall the Engi- 
neer's passing attack. With Benny 
Preitas back, the Statesmen's ground 
attack should work to Ix-tter advan- 
tage than Tech's. With Budy Evans, 
Stan Salwak, John Seery, Carl Nas- 
jtri, Syd Zcitl.r, and John Crimmins, 
State will have no fear of being worn 
down, another important factor in the 
Engineers' downfall las? week. The 
line with Captain Ralph Simmons, 
Brady, Kimball, Larkin and Mann, all 
sixty minute men, is well fortified 
against the Engineers' offense. 


Smith, Newton, Caldwell Croia 

Line In Order to Assure 

I Medio Victory 



The first meeting of the 
"M" Club will take place thix 
Wednesday night, according to 
an announcement by Pre«. 
Frank Simonx. 

The freshmen barriers breesed 

through their first meet last Friday 
BS they soundly took the Amherst 
frosh dalers int. » .amp on the hitter's 
course by a sere of IH to 'AH. Smith 
led the way across the finish line 
I followed by two team -mates, Newton 
and Caldwell to make the meet a shoo- 
in for Coach Derby's club forces as 
Hth and 7th places were won by 
Fitzpatrick and Hollis running over 
the rough and tumble Amherst course. 
| A reprieve from actual competition 
\ now greets the freshman until a week 
from today when they travel to 
Springfield College to take on the 
Indian's freshmen aggregation. 







THOMAS F. WALSH college outfitter 

Large Group of Personnel Officers Attend 

Annual Parley Held Here Last Weekend 


At the recent conference of College 
Placement Officers, President Hugh 
P. Baker welcomed the group and 
discussed the development of the pro- 
fession. His pertinent remarks struck 
a responsive chord in the audience 
composed of men and women inter- 
ested in personnel work. 

Among the guest speakers were 
Dean F. T. Spaulding of the Harvard 
Graduate School of Education, Presi- 
dent W. H. Cowley of Hamilton Col- 
lege, and Dr. Esther Lloyd-Jones of 
the Teachers' College of Columbia 

Three Tests 

Dean Spaulding set forth a theory 
for admittance of students to col- 
leges in which there were involved 
three tests for new students: Judg- 
ment of the faculty, scholastic apti- 
tude, and an objective test in Eng- 
lish. He stated that, in his opinion, 
it is not what courses a student has 
taken in elementary school, but how 
well he has done them that really 
counts. Discard the entrance require- 
ment subjects, is the essence of the 
statement. Harvard, he stated, has 
and still does admit students on fac- 
ulty recommendation. In continuing, 
he remarked that as a result of a 
controlled experiment, it was found 

I that 60% of the students had jobs as 
' their main objective in going to col- 
lege, with the remainder, on the 
whole, studying toward an intellec- 
tual objective. 

President Crowley traced the his- 
tory of the college education, point- 
ing out that the American college has 
sprung from English precedent set 
in the universities of Oxford and 
Cambridge. The object of these in- 
stitutions, apparently is to produce a 
"whole" man. They are trying to 
produce well rounded citizens, both 
in the practical and theoretical fields 
of learning. 


The work of the placement service 
in the past decade was aptly sum- 
marized for the conference by Dr. 
Lloyd-Jones of Columbia. One strik- 
ing point offered, was the great gap 
usually existing in colleges between 
the registration office and the place- 
ment office — yet, the former serves 
to usher in the student, the latter 
sees him going out. 

An observer at the conference might 
well have felt that the phrase which 
could serve to summarize the major- 
ity of the discussions could be the 
conflict of the student's intellectual 
objective and a career. 



Prof. Frank A. Waugh 


Continued from Page t 
iors are not permitted to attend until 
subjugation to the will of the capital- 
istic administration has become a hab- 
it among the lower class individuals. 
Should a senior try to attend, he will 
find no reserved seat for him, which 
makes it difficult to gain admission. 
This is the depraved picture which 
comes to light. In your dark hour I 
will be your shining light. Follow me 
to tlie bright dawn of liberty to the 
scintillating splendor of the rebirth 
of freedom. Tears come to my eyes. 
Pardon me, please. I am overcome, 
and must blow my nose. 

My plan for coping with this sad 
situation is simple. Any freshman, 
sophomore or junior who refuses to 
become victimized by false propagan- 
or bow to the will of South College 
Diay see me about getting excused 
from Convocation for only twenty- 
five cents per week. When figured on 
the basis of hours, the cost is ,001f» 
cents per hour. This is a bargain, as 
you see. 

But my plan will not work 

unless I have the cooperation of 
those seniors nho wish to become 
leaders. Those of you who are 
seniors and who feel you can 
afford to function in this historic 
liberation of the lower classes 
may buy seats in the house of 
Convocation for the mere sum 
of eighteen cents, including fed- 
eral tax. Y'ou seniors who have 
hard heads and will not be swayed 
by the propaganda from the plat- 
form must not miss this opportu- 
nity to help. 

If there are any seniors who want 
source for pin money or coke money 
you may see me about a job. No ex- 
perience is necessary. The pay may 
be small — about 10 cents each time 
you sit in a designated seat in Con- 
vocation — but just think, if you are 
in college for ten years the amounts 
add up to fifty dollars. Isn't that 
worth going after? Besides, remem- 
ber the service you will be rendering 
to the fatherland. 

We will close this meeting with the 
singing of that greatly loved though 
only recently popularized song, "Heil, 
Hril, die Qanse (ft AUc Ihr." 


Continued from Page 6 

To a Football Hero 
Some men smile in the evening, 
Some men smile at dawn, 
But the man that's worth while 
Is the man who can smile 
When his two front teeth are gone. 

F. E. 
* * 


The Stockbridge Cross Country 
team took second place in the Trian- 
gular Cross Country Meet with State 
Freslmian, and Amherst Freshman 
on October 10, at the Amherst Col- 
lege course (approx. 3 miles). Lin- 
wood Hibbard (4th), Johnson (8th), 
Fortune (10th), G. Allen (14th), and 
Vanderhoop (13th) tallied 40 points 
for Stockbridge, putting them below 
Mass. State Frosh, but above Am- 
herst Frosh by 5 points. 

State Freshmen, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, fith, 
0th- 21 points 

Stockbridge S. A., 4th, 8th, 10th, 
13th, 14th— 40 points 

Amherst College Freshmen, 6th, 7th, 
11th, 12th, 10th— 54 points 

There is a Cross Country meet be- 
tween Cushing Academy and S. S. A. 
on October 25. The runners will fin- 
ish between the halves of the Cush- 
imr-Stockbridge football game. 

K. Foltz 

Fine Arts 

Display of Etchings, Woodcuts, 

and Lithographs in 

Memorial Hall 

Fine Arts Exhibit 

Another in the fall series of Fine 
Arts Exhibitions at Massachusetts 
State College is now on display at 
Memorial Hall. 

The exhibition, open to the public 
daily until November 1, consists of a 
display of woodprints, block prints, 
wood engravings, and similar media. 

Represented in the present exhibi- 
tion is the work of Asa Cheffetz of 
Springfield, internationally known in 
this field, and several publications of 
the Kansas City Woodcut Society. 

In explaining the technique of the 
woodcut, Dr. Frank A. Waugh, chair- 
man of the Fine Arts committee at 
the college, points out that "The 
woodcut was formerly used extensive- 
ly in the illustration of books and 
magazines, even in newspapers. 

"The half-tone process has re- 
placed the woodcut in these publica- 
tions, but a few artists, striving af- 
ter rich prints rather than quick re- 
sults, and willing to print slowly on 
hand presses, have kept the woodcut 
alive and now use it in the produc- 
tion of many fine though compara- 
tively expensive, prints. 

The present exhibition is open to 
the public every day and evening. 

Frank A. Waugh, professor emer- 
itus and former head of the Depart- 
ment "f Landscape Architecture, lias 
been appointed to the local Selective 
Service Draft board. This board 
known as the Ware Draft Board No. 
153 is the largest district geograph- 
ically in Massachusetts. Professor 
Waugh retired from his duties at 
the college in 1989, 

Dr. Frank A. Waugh and Miss ! 
A. Laura Kidder to Present 

The Fifth Annual Series of pro- 1 
grams presented by the Fine Arts 
Council of Massachusetts State Col- ! 
lege will begin on Tuesday, October | 
20, at 4:30 in the Old Chapel. Music; 
lovers of Amherst will not want to 
miss what has now become tradition- 
al as the opening event, a concert by 
Miss Anna Laura Kidder and Dr. 
Prank A. Waugh. Their flute and 
piano selections have been very en- ; 
thusiastically received each year, 
and a pleasant hour is in store for 
those attending. 

The performance will start at 4:30 
and will conclude promptly within 
one hour. The public is of course in- 
vited to attend. The program is as 
follows : 

I. Flute and Piano 

Daniel Pureed (1000-1717) 
Sonata in F major 

Continued from Page 5 
chalked up a very large number < 
clear cut victories. He has helped tL 
city manager movement grow •$#.- 
now over 500 communities in thjj 
country and Canada have adopts 
this development. 

Millard is an organizer as well a 
a lecturer and is responsible for the 
defeat of many political machines 
Millard's record as a lecturer and a 
reformer concerning city government 
is one that few men can equal. 

Mode rat o 
II. Flute and Piano 

Gounod, Andante Cantabflt 
Godard, Adagio Pathetique 

III. Piano solo 

Rubinstein, Air 

IV. Flute and Piano 

Mozart, Andante 
Jacques Aubert (1078-17531 

Starting next Tuesday various types 
of fine arts presentations will he held 
regularly in the Chapel. Last year 
the Council presented a concert series 
featuring John Duke and Arnold Gi!. 
bert, a concert by Mitchell Bailey. ;,r,.j 
a flute selection by State C 
"?t"dents, and others. 




Chesterfield has all the qualities that smokers 
like best — that's why it's called the SMOKER'S 
cigarette. Smoke after smoke and pack after 
pack, they give you more pleasure. 
Chesterfields are made of the RIGHT COMBINATION 
of the world's best cigarette tobaccos. 


members of the 

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NO. 7 

Game; Campus Varieties; Hort Show; Dances Feature Amherst Week-End 




nity Round Robin 
be Held Saturday 


Coeds Lead Guests 

The social season at Massachu- 
State College will be formally 
opened with a bang Saturday eve- 
ning when some 400 guests descend 
upon the eleven State fraternities for 
thi' Amherst Weekend dances. Es- 
incially prominent this year is the 
unusually large number of alumni 
who are returning for the affair. 

Next to the State College coeds, 
Mt, Holyoke and Smith girls lead in 
the number of guests. Other women's 
colleges which will be represented at 
the dances this year are Wellesley, 
Our Lady of the Elms, Lasalle Jun- 
ior College, Simmons, Radcliffe, and 

A drastic change in the character 
of the dances is to be noted this year. 
The trend in years past has been 
toward informality, and this year six 
of the eleven houses are holding in- 
formal dances. Three houses are hold- 
ing semi-formal dances while only 
two are clinging to the formal tradi- 

All the dances will be held at the 
various fraternity houses with the 
exception of Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
Continued on Page S 



Annual Affair Runs Through 

Sunday — Expect Large 


Bob Blood 


'Tainted Blood" to be Given 

in Bowker Auditorium 

at 8 :00 P.M. 


\'<\v Method of Voting Being 
Considered by Senate 
For Campus Use 

Members of the Senate and W. S. 

'• V 'Ml students interested in cam- 

iona attended the forum on 

tional Representation Tuesday 

ninjr. The meeting was conduct. <l 

Charles J. Roltt to serve as 

it ion into the subject to 

' '""'""■ its utility in campus elec- 

Rohr explained the meaning of 
ona] Representation and its 
"Kiples and distributed mimeo- 
"I information about P. R. He 
further evidence of the success 
P'an in municipal government 
itting names of cities in 
1 '' R. luis bean in effect and 
•'< import of voting under 
for several years in Cin- 
•• r>r. Rohr explained that 
Is ir, effect as a method of 
two of the leading Mid- 

"It ain't educational, and you don't 
learn nuttin; but we think its funny 
see?" Thus spoke "Or-I'll-Foreclose" 
Triggs, villainous villain of the melo- 
drama "Tainted Blood," in discussing 
the Campus Variety Show here to- 
morrow evening at 8:00. 

All Star Cast 

Supported by a stellar cast of Carl 
Nastri, Al Prusick, Mary Judge, Peggy 
Stanton, Harry Scollin, George Hoxie, 
George Kimball, Jack Haskell and 
others of obvious talent (even if dram- 
itically misdirected) the drama prom- 
ises an evening of merriment. 
Tickets Limited 

Preceded by a parade and Amherst 

Rally, the auditorium will be packed. 

Tickets are available only today and 

tomorrow, and are limited in number. 

Check Hardware 

Those attending are requested to 
check guns, fruit, and hardware in 
the ante rooms. 

Military precision in plans has 
been the key note in the preparation! 
for the thirty-first annual Horticul- 
tural Show which Opent at the cage 
tomorrow. And undoubtedly precision 
is needed to coordinate the 12,000 
hours of labor which will have been 
expended by 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. As 
I in each of the past twenty-two years, 
the entire enterprise will be guided 
by Professor ('lark 1,. Thayer, head 
of the Floriculture Department. 

As has been his custom, he will 
leave the largest share of the re- 
sponsibility to members of the stu- 
dent body. Student leaders this year 
are two seniors of the horticulture 
division, Kenneth Waltermire of 
Springfield and Merton Ouderkirk of 
Brockton. Aiding them are practical- 
ly all members of the division, num- 
bering over one hundred students. 

The outstanding exhibit of the 
show will be the central theme which 
is planned and erected by a commit- 
tee especially appointed for the pur- 
pose. In keeping with this year's mo- 
tiff, the center piece will be Mt. 
Fujijama. The general outline for 
this has been planned for almost a 
year and specific plans were carried 
on all summer. Since the rock cas 
cade in the Oriental garden has a 
particular significance, it has been 
necessary to seek out just the right 
type of rocks to carry out the theme. 
Busy at this has been Professor Lyle 
Blundell who is in charge of making 
the idea a reality. Another activity 
has been the growing of small trees 
into curiously restricted shapes to 

bring out the far eastern atmosphere, 

A "sand" lake will complete the cen- 

Japanese (iarden 
The other st rictly oriental feature 
Continued mi Pn& I 


Sabrinas Attempt to Win Sixth 

Straight Title Against 

the Statesmen 

Good Pass Attack 

Ralph Simmons 


Students Are Recognized For 

Achievement — Announced 

at Convocation 

Election of 20 seniors to Phi Kappa 
Phi, national scholastic honorary 
society, was announced by Dean Wil- 
liam L. Machmer at the annual 
Scholarship Convocation here today. 

In addition, 27 seniors were cited 
for departmental honors as a result 
of work "showng outstanding prom- 
ise" in the Held of their specialization. 

The Phi Kappa Phi scholarship of 
ISO was awarded to Elmer W. Smith 
of Florence who has achieved highest 
marks in his class for his first three 
years at college. 

The Woods Hole scholarship of $75 
was awarded to Frederick E. Smith of 
Glen Ridge, N. J. 

The following were elected to Phi 
Kappa I'M: Gladys (;. Archibald of 

North Amherst. Gabriel I. Auerbach 
of Springfield, Allan R. Hardwel! of 
Florence, Ernest A. !, Jr. of Wind- 
sor, Edward Broderick of Williman- 
sett, George K. Brikson of Palmer, 
Continued mi Pagt 5 

Ha Hon Bubo 

Saturday afternoon at two 'oclock, 
eleven State gridmta will take their 
stand on the turf of Pratt field to 
open the 4!)th contest in the now 
renewed series against Amherst. A 
win for the Carawaymen would be 
the first time in six long years that 
a State team has Btruck paydirt. 
Simmons Injured 

Much as we hate to admit, it would 
be "gilding the lily" to say that State 
has a 60-60 chance. It is not definitely 
known whether the captain Ralph Sim- 
mons will be available for service. 
The burly guard is still on the in- 
active list and may be for some time. 
To add to Coach Caraway's troubles, 
Carl Werme, veteran tackle, may be 
forced from the lineup again this 
Saturday due to his leg injury. 

However, the Jeirmen from the 
other end of town are not taking the 
State squad as lightly as one might 
imagine. They know that Kenny 
Freitas, Hud Evans, Matty Kyan, Joe 
Larkin, Gil Santin, Dick Coffin and 
.John Krady— to mention a few— are 
Continmil on Page 6 


Cornerstone of New Building 

Will he Laid Saturday 
Morning at 1 1 :.",<> 

Biggest and Fullest Week-End in History of State 

College to Begin Tomorrow; Monday, Day of Rest 

and could succeed 

concerning the applka- 

»V 10 CampttS elections were 

I resting discussions re- 

confllcting opinions. A 

'•n preferential vot- 

WRS made and the way 
chins politics was ex- 

lion was held to M '< 

•:' Proportional 
Ten names were list 
and i n ballots were 
• of tho process was 
ll was Illustrated on 
\ fter vot. 

eliminations were 
i i ra wi re determined, 
onal Representation 

>i' the best means of 

ate now has the mat 

A day of intense quiet is requested 
for the benefit of all students on 
November 4. Any student who arises 
before 2 p.m. On that day may qual- 
ify as superman or grinds. 

The horticultural show, a corner 
stone ceremony at the new dormitory, 
Campus Variety Show, two parades, 
a mammoth rally, Interscholastic 
Judging Convention, the Amherst 
football game, the Amherst soccer 
game, and a fraternity round robbin 
fill three days beginning tomorrow, 
to combine in the biggest and fullest 
weeketid that State College has ever 

seen I 

Warning to Profs, 

It is even rumored that any profes- 
sor who has an eight o'clock class 

scheduled for next Monday might as 

well bring a good book to class with 

< Untaxing s year of planning and 

Weeks Of work, the exhibits of • 
horticultural show are expei 
attract more than 16,000 ■. i Itori I 

the campus. 

High school students from nil Mas- 
sachusetts will gather here Friday 
and Saturday to participate in their 
annual judging con te sta 

A parade, rally, nnd presentation 

of the melodrama "Tainted Blood" 
will inaugurate the social activities 
of Amherst Weekend tomorrow night 
A climax of football and dancing. fol- 
lowing a cornerstone ceremony at 
the new women's dormitory, should, 
add the finishing touches to "week- 
ending" constitutions. 

The weekend will be recorded not 


I p. m. -10 p. m. Horticultural 

«:!"> p. m. Parade. Q.T.V. to Stock- 

7:ir, p. m. Rally, Stockbridge Park- 

lag Lot 

8 Hit p. m. CanpUS Varieties. 

"Tainted Blood*' 


B a in. -lo p. m. HerticuKural 


I I :.lll a. m. Cornerstone Ceremony 
1:18 p. Bt. Parade lo Pratt Feld 

1:06 p. m. tmheral vs. state Poet' 

S:(MI p. m. Fraternity Hound Robin 


t ■• m. - 10 p. m. Horticultural 

only in the I lean's Office, but for 
posterity as well. A copy of the cur- 
rent CoUegian will be included in the 

list of articles to be enclostd in the 
dormitory cornerstone. It requires 

little Imagination to picture the mv 

pressions of a student of 2600 A.I', 
who reads the impressive list of so 
cial activities now on tap! 

Many incidental preparations are 
being carried on by agencies conned 
td with the college. 

Dean Machmer has ordered 279 
extra cut excuse cards, while his of- 
fice force is studying the Hie of 
itandard and used sxcu i 

The Collage store announces s 
Special sale on aspirin, brOffiO I, and 


We ask that any slia\ reporters 
found wandering around after Mom 
daj be '"turned to this offir* 

At an impressive ceremon) ! at 

lirday morning at 1 1 [30 the <oinei 
stone of the new women's dormitory 

will be laid. All women students art 
invited, and coeds who hold special 

offices will assist in tin- cere m ony, 

The Cornerstone Will contain a cop 
per box with mementos showing the 
life of women students in college 
now, The box will contain many doc- 
uments, including ll,, \V. S. (1. A. 
budget, Intersoroiitv Council Consti- 
tution, names and addresses of all 
women students now in College, a Col- 
lege catalogue, lists of sororiitas and 

the Signatures Of their present mem- 
bers, Mother's Day and Dad's pro 
grams, and the special housing issue 
of the Collegian published last Spring, 

a currenl newspaper and this week's 

Collegian, For human interest a 
freshman b.-ret will I... included and 
a small purse with pencils, lipsticks, 
and a compart will show the contents 
of a typical coed's pencil case. 

Those who will help officiate in- 

Hudc: Cynthia Bailey, Pin Zeta; Doi 

. Lambda Delta Mu, .lean 

Taylor, Sigma Beta Chi; Marion 
Freedman, Sigma Iota; Sally (Cell, 

Alpha Lambda Mu; Evelyn |:, 

rtrom, vv. s. c. ,\. ; Kay Tully, Abi- 

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THE Massachusetts COLLEGIAN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 81. 1940 

Ihe Ifflo00atbu0ett0 Collegian 

Official underffraduata newspaper of the Massachusetts State College 
Published every Thursday 

Otlixe: Itoom H. Memorial Building 

tVII I.1AM J. HWVKK '42. Msnagins; Editor 

'41. Editor-in-Chief 


Tel. ll()a-M 

Aaaociate Editor 




ROBERT C. McCUTCHEON. '42. Editor 
EVELYN BERGSTROM '41. Secretory 



BERT R. HYMAN '42, Editor 

Financial Ad»i»er 

Faculty Adrlser 


JOSEPH R. GORDON. JR. '41. Buaineaa Manager 

DAVID VAN METER '41. Advertlainr Mar. RUSSELL LA LOR '41. Circulation M«r 

EDWARD O'BRIEN '41. Subscription Ms;r. 

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CroM-countc] gprhtcftald 
Vo.-al Chord Mark - OM ' impel 

7 ISO p.m. ,. 
r'ridav, rtnumlWF 1 
Soccer Vmhi i -' Hsu b 
HorticultursJ Show Opens 1:08 pan. 

liitfisi'hcil.i-tii- Jin 1 , in-' I lay 

I i n i j < 1 1 ^ V:;. i.'i i<- i Bowker BiOO 

Camera Cluh Ueetlns fHd Ch*p*l 

7 i|0 p.m. 
Saturday. November 2 
Cornerstone Ceremony at N*w Somen's 

I lormitciiy I 1 :80 a.m. 

l-'nutbull Amherst There 

Round Robin Dancaa All frfttornitles 

Horticultural Show 9:00 a.m.-lii p.m. 
InU-rKchola.stic Judging Day 
Sunday, November 3 
Horticultural Show - 8:00 a.m. — 

i :00 p.m. 
Vespers Rabbi Rraude — 1 :30 i>.m. 
Qutlng Club Hike — New Hampshire 
O. C. Mt. Karsarije 
Tuesday, November 5 

Cross-country — Connecticut Valley 
Meet Middletown. 








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subscriber will please notify the business man- 
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uate and faculty contributions are sincerely 
encouraged. Any communications or notices 
oust be rtoelved at the Collegian office before 
t o'clock, Monday evening. 

rv*«:titber as second-class matter at the Am- 
••rut Post Office. Accepted for mailing at 
special rate of postage provided for in Section 
1108. Act of October 1917. authorized August 
SO. 1918. 

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CHICASO ' BOITOS ' Los AastLiS - SAS riAScitco 

FOOTBALL For the first time, football programs this year grad- 
PROGRAMS uated from the class of bulletins into the souvenir 
field. Under the direction of Captain Ralph Simmons and editor- 
ship of Bert Hyman, the program developed into something worth- 

However, the minor detail of selling was not as successful. The 
programs were sold for 15 cents, certainly a reasonable figure. If, 
however, the program was designed for service rather than profit, 
it could be sold in the same form for a dime. And it is surprising 
how much faster a student pulls out a dime than fifteen cents, 
with evidently more of a psychological than a monetary consider- 

At any rate, we wish to add a word of approval to the new 
programs and their originators. 

?|C •■* ^ ^ ^ #p 

ANOTHER Al Eldridge, having gotten the band under control, 
BOOST has turned to other fields and come up with a good 

idea. It is by no means original, but its worth trying again. 

Once again, as in the academics activities medals, we are sound- 
ing a note for the future, and this is concerning pre-exam exams. 
We are all familiar with the crop of hour exams that seem to 
arise like magic the week before finals. And we're pretty sure that 
most of them are avoidable, since undoubtedly some are designed 
to afford last minute grades that professors should have gotten 
long ago. 

Therefore we add our plea that the faculty work in cooper- 
ation in scheduling SUCfa exams, and to eliminate them as far as 

• • 

YOUR State enters another Amherst game with a fighting 

CHANCE chance. Your chance is to equal the spirit and college 
unity that is usually evidenced in the other end of town. 

The best and most interesting Amherst weekend of all time has 
been planned. The student organizations who have sponsered 
these activities deserve your support. 

The first is the parade, rally, and Campus Variety Show tomor- 
row night. We know you'll like the show, and you can also make 
the rest a success. 

The other incident is a parade to Amherst college athletic 
field Saturday. The band will leave the college at approximately 
one o'clock, and will march to Pratt Field, directly past the frater- 
nities and up Pleasant Street. Students are asked to plan to follow 
the band, and demonstrate that 1500 Statesmen aren't going 
to be wrong! 


By Milton 

The much awaited Axis drive to- 
wards the Balkans began during last 
week, with the invasion of Greece 
through Albania by Italians. 

The steps consist respectively of 
the occupation of Rumania by Ger- 
man troops and the gradual massing 
of Italians in Sidi Barrani ready to 
complete the drive through Suez to 
Egypt The remaining steps, which 
probably will include invasion of oth- 
er Balkan nations, will probably fol 
low, once the Italians have definitely 
settled themselves in Greece. 

Britain certainly cannot spare 
many R. A. F. planes from over Lon- 
don, nor men from the Near East. So, 
it looks like Greece with her army of 
150,000 will soon be booty for Mus- 
solini. Come to think of it, all that 
he was getting from Hitler's table 
were crumbs and with so much nice 
cake lying close to him, he was de- 
termined to get a hunk for himself, 
whether Papa Adolf liked it or not. 
The only major help which Greece 
can expect is from Turkey, most of 
whose army is massed at Thrace. 
Several factors are acting against 
Turkish aid, however. The Nazis might 
come whipping into Greece through 
Bulgaria, and thus precipitate a gen- 
eral Balkan War. Fear of Russian 
active resentment and general desire 
to stay on the right side of the right 
people will probably cause Turkey 
to keep her legions at home. 

The Vichy government has yielded 
the use of many of its bases to Ger- 
many and Italy — The raids on London 
are daily becoming less and less — A 
smoking bomb was found on the U.S. 
Army transport Republic, and tossed 
overboard, thus saving 2550 people 
•iboard her at the time — U.S. Ambas- 
sador Kennedy has returned from 
Kngland. Rumors have it that he will 
presently resign, but for various 
reasons we doubt it. — F.D.R., speak- 
ing in Madison Square Garden ac- 
cused the G.O.P. of attempting to 
sabotage the defense program in the 
past and present. — Willkie, in his 
radio rebuttal speech demanded that 
Congress stay in session — a rather 
weak answer to a very strong ac- 
cusation, we venture to say, since 
Congress is of course in session, and 
there are no indications that it will 
adjourn — Reports from Madrid keep 
stating that German troops will not 
push across Spain to Gibraltar — oh 
yeah — Are we to have another flock 
of airplanes in this war that won't 
fly? Reports state that flying for- 
tregees now being contracted will not 
have motors in them until 1942 unless 
Bratt-Whitney company relinquishes 
certain patent rights on air-cooled 
motors which they hold exclusively 
and allows other companies to man- 
ufacture them. This, a real "bottle- 
neck" in the aviation industry, will 
have to be settled soon, very soon. 


Our colleagues from the south end of town have for years con. 
ducted an interesting "extra-curricular" activity. 20% of the 
Amherst College Chest Fund will go to Amherst-in-IIolyoke, an 
institution in the midst of one of the mill-working sections of the 
Connecticut Valley. 

Four Amherst students, who are sent to Ilolyoke each sum- 
mer, have jobs there varying from addressing meetings on Sunday 
to putting on a circus. With the rest of the money some lasting im. 
provement is made for either Grace Church or the Pilgrim House 
which is the church's printing plant. 

This activity, without doubt, is social work with a purpose 
Unknown to most people, work of this sort on the part of the 
Amherst College students gives us "Statesmen" a new insight on 
the so-called "Willies". 

"My Friends! My Friends!" 

At last we have found an explanation for the overwhelming 
Willkie student vote at State and other colleague-colleges. A 
Brown graduate on the governing board of an eastern college re- 
cently had a letter printed in the New York Herald Tribune. 

His statements are pertinent to all interested in the American 
system of education. Through the devaluation of the dollar he 
says the capital value of college endowments has been diminished. 
Most of the college endowments must be increased by a third 
or a half to have the same return which they had prior to the 
inauguration of Mr. Roosevelt's policies. 

More students have asked for aid in their education; fewer 
parents have been able to pay for the tuition of their sons and 
the value of savings has been diminished, the return from 
savings and investments has been reduced and the cost of living 
has been increased. Further, from the standpoint of the pro 

Continued on Pofli 






l.» I'cts 

The big mystery man and question 
mark in American dance music is, of 
course, Artie Shaw. Ever since he 
went strongly ethical about a year 
ago and refused to furthe.- compro- 
mise his genius with legitimate swing, 
he's been harder to keep track of 
than yesterday's newspaper. He's had 
everything from a symphonic swing 
organization, to a Dixieland band, 
and now has done something with a 
Raymond Scott type outfit called, 
| "The Gramercy Five." It's a screwy 
combination if there ever was one, 
but after you've heard it you're not 
quite sure whether you liked it or 
hated it, so you try it again to make 
sure. That goes on for a great many 

He uses a trumpet, clarinet, 
electric unit ar. bass-fiddle, drums 
and a hot harpsichord. So help me, 
and shades of Bach, Beethoven, 
and Mozart, an honest to goodness 
harpsichord that sounds like a 
cross between a harp and a zither. 
On "Special Delvery Stomp" as 
record for Victor, the harp- 
sichord steals the show wth ts 
hauntng tonal qualities, especially 
in the interpretation of the jazz 
idiom. It sounds exactly like a 
plucked instrument. The rest of 
the record is rather common en- 
semble work much in the manner 
of Ray Scott's old quintet, and is 
very reminiscent of "War Dance 
For Wooden Indians." 
One of the pleasanter surprises of 

the week was Tony Pastor's Bluebird- 

ing of "Ready, Get Set, Jump." It's 
a medium tempo rhythm number 
grounded in deep substantial chord- 
ing and orchestration. 

It is in the good bass manner of 
"Tuxedo Junction," and loses nothing 
by the fact. The long sustained 
rhythm beats are tied up with what 
there is of rift* melody into something 
that is not only a must-dance number, 
but a must-listen tune, as well. 


by Kajr 

This Collegian is going to reside 
in the cornerstone of the new women* 
dormitory for years and years, I 
for the sake of future generation? fi 
might read the rag, we want to statf 
here and now the Truth About Thin?- 
in 1940. The copperbox in the corner 
stone which will contain feminine 
mementos is of course not lar?e 
enough to thoroughly express * 
spirit of college coeds of today- 
nothing smaller than a barn could ■ 
that we fear — so we want to matf 
a few imaginary additions BO life i» 
1940 will be perfectly clear to * 
automatic can-openers which will pli- 
ably be man the Robot oi *■ 
when the stone is opened. 

First of all we think a hottlr 
of Coca-Cola is necessary in m 
box. For the benefit of you air 
plane-faced Robots of a eentun 
hence, Coca-Cola, way hack m 
1940, was a basic need in colleF 1 
life — a poisonous beverage con- 
sumed in huge quanitie*. and 
very good it was. Then »<• **"■ 
one small shop-worn shovel >"<>" ld 
be added— without comment. AW 
one piece of clothes line «W* 
Next we ought to fox up our B 

aginary next-century dopes by I 
in one pair false eyelash'" » n ' 
set of artificial fingernails. Then 
them puzzle their tin brun- 

But most of all we wai < 
plated hunk of the College - 
eluded in the cornerstone- 
ent symbol of the Great Dl 
ness who haunted this < 
our day— and last but no' 
think it essential to put 
cornerstone the names arnl ■*■ 
of Messieurs Green, Rahar. W» 
THEY undoubtedly will still be 


holastic Contests Expeet- 

ni bring - Many Visitors 
to Campus 

nt- from all ever Massuehu- 

will come to State tomorrow 

turday fror the annual Inter- 

C Judging Day contests. This 

, students from county agri- 

; schools, students from the 

iral departments of high 

and students from the hor- 

. il departments of State, and 

its from Stockbridge School. 

There will be contests in judging 
, >tock, fruits, vegetables, milk, 

poultry, and ornamental plants such 

aj flowers and shrubs. 

Contestants in the field of horticul- 
ture. \egetables, fruits and ornamen- 
tal plants will have an opportunity to 
consider the many arrangements that 
will be featured in the Horticultural 
show that opens here this Friday. 

ident Hugh P. Baker will award 
in Stockbridge Hall to the six 


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Busy Week is in Prospect for Statettes AJviani Decides to Add 

Freshman Octet t<» Alreadj Full 

Roster of < J roups 


Rehearsals Delayed; Unusual 

Number of Male Singers 

Competing This Year 

I' our concert 

this week fo| 

Statettes; the 
Church in Anil 
Grace Church 

fol the I laughters of 
At hoi ami the last at tin 

field Women's (lull. 

s have been scheduled 

the new i\ organized 

Co si at ti e Methodi A 

erst, the second at the 

in riolyoke, the third 

Isabella in 

South Deer' 

Horticultural Show Opens Tomorrow 

Continued from I'aye 1 



of the show will be a genuine repro 
duction of a Japanese tea garden. 
dining teams and to the twenty in- ! This, with its swinging paper tan- 
uals who will have won first \ terns, will not only add to the effect, 

but be used by visitors at the exhibi- 
tion. Beyond this, the oriental ef- 
fect will not be seen, since this is to 
winning have no influence in the judging of 
the student and outside exhibits. 


j,l;i,r in the several contests. Team 
will be silver contests. Team 
held f»r one year by the 
school. Individual prizes are medals 
and, in two cases, books. 

Headquarters For 




U3 Main St. Northampton 

unusual show which concentrates out- 
side and student ability in (lower and 
fruit arrangement and miniature 
landscape planning. 

t'heering Corps 

This year's show will be quite a 
change form the the first perform- 
ance. This li)08 show was held in 
Wilder Hall. From that time until 
li>.'32 the exhibition took place vari- 
ously in French Hall and outdoor 
tents. With the building of the cage, 
an ideal place was created for this 

There will be a meeting of all 
men and women interested in the for- campus. 
matiori of i student Cheering Corps I famous 

room 114,1 //. .1/. S 
I lar. 


Tuesday, November a, 
Stockbridge Hall at 4:80. 

The try-out period for parts 
the operetta, //. .1/. S, Pinafore, to 
be given at Stockbridge Hall on 

.March 27th, 28th and 29th, will have 
to be prolonged because of the great 
number of students interested in ob- 
taining parts, stated Doric Alviani, 
director of the coining musical pre 
Mutation. Approximately forty stu- 
dents are trying out for five leading 
parts, and it is encouraging to note 
the larger number of men competing 
for participation this year in com- 
parison to those taking part in the 
trials of previous years. 

This year's production of another 
Gilbert and Sullivan operetta will 
mark the sixth annual presentation 
of Gilbert and Sullivan work on this 

of the ten operettas In the 

series by these composers, 

Ptn&fort is the most popu- 


A pair of red knit gloves with the 
initials H. I. have been found at the 
Nutrition Laboratory. The owner may- 
get them by calling at the laboratory. 




He Made Great Teams . . . Greater Men ! 

A coach . . . whose genius made football history! A leader 
inspiration made boys into men! 




Here's America's tribute 
to a man who couldn't be 
I 'eaten! "Rock"... who in- 
ired the "Fightin' Irish" 

and thrilled the nation 

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First Nat'l Picture 

Bonnie — the perfect 
team mate for Knuhl 

Continued from Page 1 
which will hold its dance at the Mun 
son Memorial Library. At eight 
o'clock, the festivities will begin with 
a round robin at all the fraternities. 

by Jury," "Utopia Limited," 
"Ruddtggori," "The Mikado," and 
"The Gondoliers" are the five other 
Gilbert and Sullivan operettas suc- 
cessfully interpreted by Massachu- 
setts State College talent. 

The setting for //. m. s. Pinafore 
is the pkureeque Portsmouth Harbor 
in the lH20's, headquarters for Rrit- 
ish fleet activities. The action takes 
place on the quarterdeck of the "Pin- 
afore" where a complicating element 

of romance is delightfully Introduced 
to a satire on apparent equality of 
all men and the marked social dis 
tinctions among the sailors. 

in I Tins is their busiest season since 

to their founding ■ few years ago. The 

Women's Glee Clttfa will star! a ser- 
ies of broadcasts in two weeks. On 
last Sunday the choir made its an 
nual appearance at the Grace Church 
in Moiyoke. 

So, many freshmen were present 
at the tryOUtS for the male oetet, that 

Director Alviani has decided to 

have a freshman octet in addition to 
the regular OCtet, The rehearsals for 
the May Staters and freshman octet 
will begin very soon. The member- 
ship of the Statesmen has been slight- 
ly changed, with Fred MeCurl tern 
porariiy replacing Charles Cour- 
chene as second tenor. The Stairs 
men will make One of their first pub- 
lic appearances of the year before 
the Agricultural Society of Connect i 

cut in Hartford on Wednesday, the 

thirteenth Of November. 

The full Clec Club of sixty men 
has just finished a series of eight re- 
cording! Of five minute programs for 
the alumni. The songs recorded were 
those sung at the Dad's Day Show 
Saturday night. These records will 
he sent all over the country, even as 
far away as San Francisco. 


lessor, as with his salary, inflation and higher price diminish the 
usefulness of a pension. 

Mr. Roosevelt has repeatedly demanded taxes to soak the rich 
and especially to soak the dead. Under his policy, income and 
inheritance taxes have been materially increased and the opportuni- 
ties for gifts to colleges correspondingly diminished. The respon- 
sibility for this rests upon Mr. Roosevelt and particularly in con- 
nection with charities it must be kept in mind that Mr. Roose- 
velt himself is on record as declaring that in his judgment no 
charitable gift, however small or however large, should be exempt 
from taxation. 

All students in favor of a third term — please hang your heads 





On the Spot Naration by Quentin Reynolds 

Also: Mickey Mouse 

Ozzie Nelson Hand 

Shirley Temple — Jack Oakie in "YOUNG PEOPLE" 
James Dunn in "SON OF THE NAVY" 





White or Red Candles 

$1.00 a Pair 

Frliss Cutler's Gift Shop 



Amhsrst and Wllliamstnwn. Mass. 

Specialists In College and School 

High Quality 


Serving Williams Collage. Amherst. 
Mass. State, Stoekbrldne School of Agri- 
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Newspapers Delivered to Your Dormitory Door 



If we are to prosper as a democ- 
racy there will have to be several 
changes in the method of conducting 
examinations on this campus. The 
rlffhtl of the students are being 
trampled OB. There is complete lack 
of an announced system under which 
exams are conducted. No one knows 
who his friends are or who the proc- 
tors are. No one even knows whether 
the exam is safe, whether it is being 

proetored or not; there is even com 
pleta Ignorance about the status of 

the instructor. Will you be poune.d 
<»> for ehiasling in an exam by an 

instructor who does not show his true 
colors until the take off of t|„. I,..,,, 

is began. 

As lonj? as getting a good mark in 

■ eourse remains the most glorious 

and the bigheet achievement in an 
[educational proceea, we ratMj poneider 
it an Infringement on oar right* ei 
vtudenti when the system of conduct- 
ing exams is not announced. This 

whole issue is too large to he treated 
'" one column. Next week there will 

he more to say about the whole mat 

tor. Watch for it in the lly xt. c„i- 
legian. Besides, the Managing Editor 

will eut the test of it anyway. 




34 Main Street 

Eyes Examined Glasses Repaired 

Prescriptions Pilled 

What the Sarris Restaurant says 

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Complete List of Guests Here For Annual Amherst Week-End 

.liai M' .Niiinuitt 
Milium IrfMay 

Brma P. Barret 
Mi' i, mi Barbour 

Ann ( (I linn.. II 
I'hylli- l*i inkwatt'i 
l-iiii... ■.- I lark 
Dana Bowers, N. J. 

Darin I 'uliti'lln ,■ Shirley Kestte 

William Clark 
John Glannotti 

Mldga Wood 

HVUy WillU 

John Hugfee* Ma BaUangai 

Robert O'Stii u , Mary Cobb 

laaaii lxtnw 

Man Silverman 



Cabot Cloud anil Hi* Bain Makers 

Chaperones: Dr. and Mrs. Fraker 

Dr. and Mrs. Helming 

Betty Heilbronn, Smith 

Klaine Clazier. Mary Brooks 

Sally Smith. Smith 

Roberta. WVismuii. Hadcliffe Morton EUMnOW 

Mind.lle Shulman. Mt. Holyoke James Klin* 

MaiKH EvartH, Itadcliffe Saul Klaman 

Shirl.'y A/olT Murray ChpU 

Eleanor Flabar, WelUalajr Sumner Kaplan 

Bdna Kai.lan. Nesv Bedford Cub.- Auerbarh 

Dabra Cohan. Modern School of Applied Art 

Byron Si-hiller 
Ubby Kerlin Uojrf Horlirk 

Kdith Stern. HoKlon Robert Siegel 

Betty Furtitf. Smith Robart Coalman 

lima I'eai -Imuttei . Boston D»M Malins 

Mania Boaenbergi Texas A & M 

Robert Rtaaberg 

Sylvia Kinkli'i. Smith 
Doris Smith 
Beatrin- Gohan, Boston 
Ruth Lyttle, Smith 
Marion Cohen 
Sylvia Freeman, Beaten 

Ruth Cordon, Ware 

Millie Barber 
Bea Wasserman 
Helen Clatfowsky 

Pat i iiia Hoslt-y 

Helen Pitch 
Janice Wlaley 

Betty li.utlett 
Doris Thomas, 

Robert Hobson 
James Putnam 
Teachers' College 

John Tewhill 
Gilbert Arnold 

Richard Leonard 
Jane-s McCarthy 

David Marsdeii 
Main Kooliat tan 

South wiek 

(ieor^e Yale 

Stephen Frasei 

Rooert Tillson 

William Warren 

Harold Golan 

Arnold Blake 

Nat Col irk 

Kd Kosemaik 

Henry Wolf 

Kllis Tallen 

Irving (Jordon 

Jack Schwartz 

Allen Kt Idman 

Gil Salk 


Louise (iove, Miildlebury, Vt, Osgood Villaume 
Mrs. Raymond Wyman, Westfield 

Raymond Wyman 
Jean Lewie, A. I. c. 

Jean Puffer 

Edna Greenfield 

Aspissia Babacas, Amherst 
Pearl Btevana, Middl.liury, Vt. Chester Putney 
Alui- Bllaworth, Bristol, Va. Charles Daley 

Mrs. M. C. Kulash, Haydenville 

Walter Kulash 
Mrs H. O. O'Shea. Haydenville 

Henry O'Shea 
Mary Lou Campbell, Wheaton 

Howard Trufant 
Caryoll Kinlin, Wellesley Philip Trufant 

Alice Kane, Our Lady of the Elms 

Boh O'Brien 
Don Allan 
Joe Larkin 

J. O'Connor 
■flail Greene 

Frank Drew 



The Wordy Brothers Orchestra 

Maine Mann John Stewart 

Dot Martin, Smith R. Fltzpatrick 

Helen Chandler. Skidmore Frank Slattery 

Pew Robinson 
Marion Avery 
Beatrice Carnall 
Dorothy Cummini? 
Joy Putnam 
Ruth V. Ellis 

Howie McCallum 

Charles MacCormack 

Willis Janes 

Joe Tosi Jr. 

Doug Allen 

Art Foley 

Q. T. V. 

Chaperones : Professor and Mrs. Clarence 
Parsons and Mr. Parry Dodds 
The Rhythmakers Orchestra 
Mary Taylor, Creenfield Ed Warner 

Sally Clark, Easthampton Fred DickenB 

Maureen O'Malley, Reifis College 

Russell Lalor 
Viida Lawless. Washington Neil Bennett 

Martha Dearborn, Portland Vin Lafleur 

Bettina Lambrodi, Boston r'i'oik Bagge 

Mary Rose Bowen, QhlOOPe* 

Henry Wojtasiewicz 
Clair Tyler, Amherst Joe Miller 

Sally Van Ness, Northampton 

Stan Jackimczyk 
Dale Arden, Dorchester John Brack 

Tillie Banus Bid Coffey 

Betty McCartey Henry Martin 

Pauline Brunelle, Regis College Richard Best 
Helen Auth, Holyoke John O'Neill 

Mary Auth, Holyoke Tom Moore 

Anne Leahy, Our Lady of the Elms 

Bill Hart 
Jean Hogan, Northampton Ed LaMontagne 
Alicia Aubrey Dan O'Shea 

Norma Holmberg Ray Hock 

Ruth Crosby Henry Miller 

Mary Worth. Maplewood. N. J. Tom Hughes 
Jane Osgood, Boston Univ. John Ajauskas 
Eleanor McCarthy, Newton Francis Donahue 
Mildred Bak, Hadley Ceorge Bragdon 

Elizabeth Ryan, Our Lady of the ElmB 

John McDonnoufth 


Lord Jeff Jesters 

Chai>erones: Dr. and Mrs. Vinal and friends 
Audrey Kupperstein, Smith Elliot Josephson 
Cloria Sverdlick, Mt. Holyoke 

Bernard H.-rshberv 
Natalie Rothschild, Mt. Holyoke 

Merton P. Bornstein 
Charlotte Eigner Irving Meyer 

Arlene Altshul.r Daniel Levine 

Phyllis Fritz, Boston Museum School 

Mitchell Rodman 
Thelma C. Cross. Lynn Harris Pruss 

Sylvia Rossman H. Manuel Dolnusin 

Lucille Falk, Mt. Holyoke Arnold E. Fishman 
Madeline Podelle, Smith Harry S. Cilman 

Pearl Hoffman, Highland Falls, N. Y. 

Jerome Biederman 
Rivka Stein Joseph Coldman 

Peggy Woog, Mt. Holyoke Robert Nottinhurg 
Ann Sternberg;, Boston Teachers' College 

Heroert Weiner 
Judith Zihler, Mt. Holyoke Sylvan Lind 

Ann Ossen Herbert Fishgal 


Bernice Bezoze. Mt. 
Certrude Wolkov 
Ira Allen, Smith 


Dan Balaban 

Sidney Zeitler 

Irwin Green 



High Hatters Orchestra 

Chaperones: Mr. and Mrs. E. Caskill, 

Mr. and Mrs. Leland Allen 

Henrietta Kreczko Rino Ratlinoli 

Audrey McLeod. Pepperell Warren Puahee 

Jane Hill. Egypt, Mass. Bill Hendrickson 

Priscilla Lane Richard B. Hayward 

Cynthia Deering Paul N. Procoplo 

Shirley Martin. Holyoke 

Howard L. Norwood. Jr. 
Ann Ristinc, Mt. Holyoke Ted A. Cerard 

Esther Wilcox, Mt. Holyoke Henry Thornton 
Lucille S|>errin, Barre Stanley C. Reed 

Frances Palmer, Nasson College 

Ernest A. Bolt 
Frances Albrecht Norman Beckett 

Timmie Gow. Mt. Holyoke Dave Morrill 

Ada Paul!, Quincy Tohn Horgan 

Priscilla Archibald Don Mayo 

Virginia Pease, Amherst Harvey Barke 

Mrs. McCowan, Swampscott Bill McGowan 
Florence O'Neil Ed Stoddard 

Barbara Gould John Sullivan 

Ruth Harper, Mt. Holyoke Ted Bokinn 

Sally Ceishlre. Mt. Holyoke Robert Holbrook 
Betty Kelly, Providence. R. I. 

Howard K. King 
Jenness Summers. Smith Joseph Mcleod 



Jack Ralston and His Orchestra 
Chaperones: Professor and Mrs. C. 
Thayer. Mr. and Mrs. A. I'. Itatnatar 
Erlene Mollitt, Northampton Lymnn Bralit 

Virginia Til.betts Robert Ryan 

Nan Dow. Guilford College. N. C. 

Tnlcott Edminster 
Mary ( hatlm Honald Koffitt 

Doris Johnson Wallar- Wyman 

J. an BrOwD W-nd-ll Washburn 

Manrai't Parker. Mt. Holyok.- Knh.u-t Clorite 
Rosalie lteaiibi.n John Manix 

Gertrude Burbank, LaSalle OoMaaa 

William Drinkwater 
Justine Sturtevant, Btimnoni 

Robert Drinkwater 

Roberta Miahlka 

Natalie Epps, Mt. Holyoke 
Loul ■ ~' ! ' ■ i •■• spi inviiiiii 
Margaiit Flynn 
Shlrle) Ni ilaon 

Marion Gallagher 

Ksii lie Bowen 

Aile.ii Perkins 

Janice Hackenburgbi BWdtnora Cbarlei Dolby 
Doris Sheldon Harry Lincoln 

Ruth Cm-ham, WestfleW Btate I 

Larry liliim-s 
Sally K.ll Carlton Smith 

■ •■ Daub fail Wiiim- 

Richard Andrew 

Edward Broderleh 

Richard Smith 

Charlee Styler 

Donald Livermore 

Raino Lnnson 

I ,aw rence Brown 

Edwin Williams 

R. M. Hilderbrand. Framingham 

Charles Couichesne 
Marion Nagleschmiilt Bob Jones 

Daphne Miller Harold Scollin 

Evelyn Bergstrom Bob Babbit 

Rosalind Goodhue Bob Hall 

Constance Clark, Maiden Dick Mason 

Marge Irwin Wm. Darrow 

Alice Britt. Framingham State Teachers' 

Pete Barreca 
Mildred Stahlman Charles Geer 

Suzanne Hagler. Springfield Fred Rothery 

Jessie Cartel-. Mt. Holyoke R. C. Freeman 

Hannah (Jill. Braintree Joe Drlscoll 

Elaine Long. Smith Paul Stahlberg 

Margaret Shaw. Mt. Holyoke Bill Dobson 

Margaret Deane, WhitmanBville Ed Fideli 

Marion Woodworth. Westfield Bill Needham 
Hazel Lussier, Springfield Ed Hitchcock 

Muriel Woodard, West Springfield 

Bob Cowing 
Molly Sullivan Jack Crimmins 

Beverly Monroe, Palmer Bill Walsh 

Barbara Lainli.ii. Mt. Holyoke Bob Breglio 
Jane Varnum, N. Brookfield Dave Holmes 

Wilma Fiske 

Shirley Nestle, Amherst 

Jean Dickinson, Amherst 

C. F. Reede 

Bill MacConnell 

Dana Frandsei 



Norman Temple and His Orchestra 

Chaperones: Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. Dubois 

and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Buck 
Nancy Webber George Kimball 

Maiii' Raggartp, Worcester Fran Wnrd 

Anne Shea. Holyoke Tom Kelley 

Helen Richardson, Smith Howard Lncey 

Bitty Friel, Smith Al Rumminger 

Bitty Moulton Jack Heyman 

Normn Handforth Bob McCartney- 

Ann Maclnnery Bill Mahnn 

Gertrude Columbe, Fitrhburg Bill Arnold 

Claire Daman, Fitchburg Harry Kelley 

Mnrjorie Cole, Worcester 

Warren Johannenson 
Peg Daylor Stew Allen 

Jean Wheeler Bill Manchester 

Blanche Tait Mai Moulton 

M.riam Qrafg Alden Blodgett 

aVra Ward George Benoit 

Christine Mnlon.y James Stewart 

Dorothy Palmer. LnSalle Junnlor Colbge 

C. Foster Goodwin 
Mary Jane Campbell, Albnay, N. Y. 

Frank Simon 
June Kenney Hit Hnughton 

Sin ilia Mahan Dick Maloy 

Mary Cain Jack Powers 

I'"' KiiH'-l.v Jack Grain 

Dot Hall, Palmer Dick Lester 

Judith Reynolds Francis Huerman 

Celeste Dnlmrd Fuzz Lnnglnn 



Jimmy Mack 

Chaperones: Capt. and Mrs. Creel and 

('apt. and Mrs. Rice 

Frances Shackley, Wilmington, Del. 

Ben L. Hadley 
Mnry Emery, Wilmington, Del. 

Richard W. Vincent 
Margaret McFarland, Wilmington, Del. 

Parker Lichten stein 
Elizabeth Cronin. Gloucester Joseph Arnold 
Barbara Laird. Montreal, Que. John Marsh 
Helen Berger Paul J. Dwyer 

Sally O'Hearn. Brookline '.)ick Cressy 

Ruth Baker Bud Shackley 

Betty Desmond Dana Kell 

Peggy Millet, dourest.-' Stan Hood 

Evelyn Gould. Walpole Harry Blaisdell 

Helen Grant Milford At wood 

Helen Nelson. Wheelock College 

Ernest A. Dunbar Jr. 
Barbara Little. Northampton Richard Knight 
Dorothy Watt, Holyoke Bill Dwyer 

Audrey Bolt, Belmont Joe Doherty 

Mary Harrington. White River Jet. 

Benny Freitas 
Betty Bathelt. Holyoke Casimlr Zielinskl 

Helen S. Huntley, Old Lyme, Conn. 

Freeman E. Morse 
Dorothy McMillian Christopher Paul 

Dorothy Hamarstrom, Hopkinton 

Robert Dukeshire 
Eleanor Rice, Brookline 
l<orann DeLnp 
Shirley Mason 
Mary Malin 
Harhara O'Brien 
Elennor Cushmnn 
Peggy Hnle. Chestnut Hill 
Marion Alger, Greenfield 
Winifred Day- 
Alice Graves, Greenfield 
Esther Brown 
Madeline Rice, Worcester 
Meriel Vnn Ruren 
Olive Tracy 
Mary Mann 

Frances Langnn Ji m j?j n(r 

Beth Williamson. Boston U. Larry Gamett 
Martha Treml ,i,,i, o'i„. nry 

Jean Washburn Finn Peti'.c.ione 

Jennuette Root, Riders Mills. N. Y. 

Lao Ryan 

Betty Gllflea. Lawrence .Tihn Prymnk 

Anna Sullivan R u McDonald 

Mary K. Cronin, Winthrop Bob S'ewart 

Dorothy N R ny Jarvli 

Kdnn Watowi.7. Bob Markham 

Dorothy Ann Crnyson Ace Thayer 

Ruth Harris. Holyoke R. \. Booth 



Johnny Newton and His Band 

Chaperones : Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rohr 

and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Dow 

Merwin Magnin 

Lew Long 

Howie Sunden 

Dick Curtis 

Dick Cox 

Bob Walker 

Clem Burr 

Betty Clapp 

Florence Hall. Worcester 
Kay Rice, Springfield 
Mildred McClellan, Brookline 
Jane Richards 
Ann Baker 
Jeanne Phillips 
Alice Pederzani Bill Clark 

Rita Mosely Tom Batey 

Betty Leei>er Wes Aykroyd 

Anne Chase Mel Eaton 

Peg Stanton John Gould 

Mary Jean Cariienter Robert Pearson 

Doris I .a lis.. So. Hadley Robert Peters 

Nancy Luce, Rockland Rex Avery 

Jean Fuller, Worcester David Burbank 

Eleanor Curtis Paul Skogsberg 

Kvelyn Phillips Win Avery 

Shirley Burgess Walter Irvine 

Phyllis Gladden. Northampton R. Crerie 

Gertrude Stevens Tom (iordon Jr. 

Anna Harrington William Walker 

Doris Johnson Hunty Burr 

Marjorie McCartney Pittsfield John Retallick 
Martha Cunningham. Worcester F. C. Fosgate 
Nancy Abbott, Brewster L. Carlson 

Myra Jane Muste, Mt. Holyoke Ken Collard 
Cynthia Bailey Wood row Jacobson 

Jean Davis Walter Miles 

Katharine Hoffman. Florence Robert Ewing 
Gretchen Friedrlch, Smith Ronnie Streeter 

Ralph Hatch Jr. 

Roger H. Lindsey 

Herb Cross 

Brian McKiernan 

George Entwistle 

Theodore I«Maire 

Williim Kimball 

Thomas Johnson 

K'.nneth Stewart 

Frank H. Dalton 

Mo T eland 

Wood row Gnumond 

Charles F. Bishop 

Allister F. MacDougall II 

lack Terry 

by Irving Rabinovitz 

"I am particularly desirous that 
there should be no misunderstanding 
about this work. It constitutes an ex- 
periment in a very special and limited 
direction and should not be suspected 
of aiming at achieving anything other 
or more than what it actually does," 
This was the challenging statement 
that Maurice Ravel flung at the Am- 
erican audience who were to hear 
his "Bolero". 

"Before its first performance," 
he continued, "I issued a warning 
to the effect that what I had 
written was a piece lasting 
seventeen minutes and consisting 
wholly of 'orchestral tissue with- 
out music* — of one long, very 
gradual crescendo. There are no 
contrasts, and there is practically 
no intervention save the plan and 
the manner of execution. The 
themes are altogether imperson- 
al. . . folk tunes of the usual 
Spanish-Arabian kind, and (what- 
ever may have been said to the 
contrary) the orchestral writing 
is simple and straightforward 
throughout, without the slightest 
attempt at virtuosity . .1 haw- 
carried out exactly what I in- 
tended, and it is for the listeners 
to take it or leave it." 

In answer to this challenge, listen- 
ers have been taking it, and liking 
it, in every increasing numbers. The 
recent recording of "Bolero" by Leo- 
pold Stokowski and the Ail-American 
Youth Orchestra (the story of the 
creation and the phenomenal success 
of this group has been told in a 
recent issue of the "Collegian") will 
please those who are familiar with 
the work, and make "Bolero" addkt- 
of those who are hearing the fully 
orchestrated version for the first time 
The Stokowski version requires thir- 
teen minutes, while Ravel, when he 
personally conducted the number took 
nineteen minutes, but the power and 
impact of this forceful music seems 
to lose nothing by the quickened 
tempo. It is a fault, not, perhaps, : 
the n-cording, but of the modern phoa- 
ograph, that the mighty cnse 
seems slightly distorted as it is emitt- 
ed from the speaker. 

This work is truly a chalh a 


Huh Miller's Orehwtra 

OhaparonM! Mr. and Mr-. Geonre AMei-mnn 

Rita Bapranant, Motaaaa Bob Gashmnn 

Penney Harlow. Northampton Bill Wall 

Shirley Johnson. Amherst Bob Mott 

Betty Fitzvrei-Mlil. Northampton 

Robert J. Klrvin 
Shirley Hookes. Northampton Ben Stonogn 
Sylvin Winsor. V"\ Hollow School 

Nick Carnirnnis \ Phyllis Jones. Sprint'field 
Dorothy G. Howe, Springfield Arthur Bowe Anne Hall. Smith 
Evelyn Gai'mui Bill Beers 

Ixniise NewmaR, Mt. Holyoke Clint Allen 

Annett" St. John. So. Hadley I.urien Szmyd 

Bdna Wilton, Northampton John Conley 

Phyllis Nichols. Wellesli v Phil Corhrnn 

M.uv Parnell, Northampton Bab Triggs 

loan Mn--e\. (»ui Lady of Kims Bill Joyce 

Gis.ik'ia Gnrroll. Wellesley Chris Ginnnrnrkn? 
Ruth Rotfem John Divoll 

Pntricin Donnelly. Colby Jr. College 

Richard McKcnzie 


The Syncnpntors : to he held al 
Munson Memorial LIbi 

Chaperones: Professor nnd Mrs. Ti 
and Professor and Mis. Fi ■ 

Marie Oeofrten, Ftttttatd Winthrop 


Blanche Gutfinskl B 

Helen Tandy, Smith 

Rita Ellard. Springfieid Oharli 

Anna C, Hnle, Monson 

Virginin Babbitt. Smith H 

Ruby Woodworth Grei 

Harriet Whe-ulcy J. i r ' " 

Alice Creirson. Smith I 

Winnifred Macleim, Starting Hi 

Edna Roup, Smith Obi 

Marlon Spencer, Mt. Holyoke I 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 




^id Julliard Graduate, Now on Morris-Hummel Faculty, 
Play Bach, Schumann, Kenney. Poulenc, and Chopin 
at 1 :30 P.M. in Old Chapel Auditorium 





the M 


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ist. will play 
in the 

Miss Carolyn 
a return en- 
Fine Arts Series in 

Chapel Auditorium. Two years 
,s Hall was a guest in the 
■ ties and was well liked on 



Ball It a graduate of Smith 
and studied at the Julliard 

,,f Music in New York City. 

at present on the faculty of 

iris-Hummel Conservatory of 

it Albany New York. 
Tuesday*" program is as follows: 
Bath, Tossata and Fugue in D minor 
Shumann, Sonata in F Sharp minor 
Kenney. Mountain Tune. 
Poulenc, Trois Mouvements Perpet- 

Smith Receives Phi Kappa 

Phi Scholarship as Honors 
Are Given 



Al the last meeting of the Inter- 
fraternity Council, a committee was 
formed to represent the Council 
in a meeting with the Student 
life Committee, headed by Fro- 
feaaor Thayer. The committee, 
consisting of Frank Simons, Howie 
McAIIum and Bob Peters will dis- 
,tt» the dance situation. 

No definite date has been set 
for this meeting. Next Wednesday 
al the regular monthly meeting of 
the Council, plans will be formul- 
ated for the annual Interfraternity 







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Herbert Tarrytons 

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Continued from Page J 

Frances R. Field of Holyoke, Doris 
M. Giehler of Holyoke, Louise M. 
Hartley of Westfield. 

Woodrow R. Jacobson of Ivoryton, 
Conn., Thomas W. Johnson of Deer- 
field, Paul Z. Keller of Springfield, 
Dorothy J. Long of Maiden, John W. 
Nye of Needham, Arthur A. Pava of 
Springfield, Jean Puffer of Foxboro, 
Elmer W. Smith, Frederck E. Smith, 
Jean G. Taylor of Amherst, and Wil- 
liam F. Warren of West Roxbury. 

Departmental Honors 

Students cited for outstanding work 
and elgible for departmental honors 
were announced as follows: Agricul- 
tural Economics, Soloman Klaman of 
Dorchester and George H. Soule of 
Springfield; Agronomy, Norman J. 
Beckett; Chemistry, Edward Broder- 
ick, Mary J. Jones of Worcester, M. 
Erna Kuhn of Southampton, Dorothy 
J. Long and John W. Nye. Economics, 
Lillian A. Arslanian of Springfield, 
Paul Z. Keller, and John C. Morytko 
of Westfield. 

English, Peter J. Barreca of Pitts- 
field and Fiances R. Field; Entomol- 
ogy, George E. Erikson, Thomas W. 
Johnson, Arthur A. Pava, Elmer W. 
Smith, and Frederick E. Smith; Flori- 
culture, Merton H. Ouderkirk of 

History, Sumner Z. Kaplan of 
Brookline; Horticultural Manufac- 
tures, Gabriel I. Auerbach; Landscape 
Architecture, Frances G. Bagge of 
Hyde Park, and Kenneth F. Walter- 
mire of Springfield; Mathematics, 
Doris M. Giehler; Zoology, Ernest A. 
Bolt, Jr., Arthur I. Cohen of Spring- 
field, and Irving Meyer of Spring- 

Mr. Rollo Walter Brown, noted 
lecturer and author, spoke on "College 
Students I Have Met". 


Wesley Foundation 

John Balcolm '39, now a student at 
Harvard Theological School, will be 
the speaker this Sunday evening at 
the meeting at Dr. Lindsey's home. 


College Drug Store 

Prescription Specialists 


$2.25 Blue Boar $1.79 

2.00 Revelation 1.48 

1.25 Edgeworth 1.05 

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125 Sir Walter Raliegh .89 

95 Model 65 

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95 Half & Half 75 

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A " 10c Tins 3 for .25 

Outing Club 
At a board watting of the Outing 

Club held recently, plans were dis- 
cussed for future activities. Miss 
Louise llcermance issued the follow- 
ing list of the trips planned: 

Nov. 2. Amherst Collage Ham 
dance at Pratt uymnasium. 

Nov. 'A. Trip to either Mt. KJejrMge 
or Monadnock, those Interested art' 
to sign up in the library. 

Nov. 8-!>-10. To Mooselonkie with 
the Dartmouth Outing Club, I.O.C.A. 

Nov. 9-10-1 L .Vcollege bike trip to 
Northfield and points north. 

Nov. 10: Hike to sky pastures. 

Nov. 15-16-17. Trip at Cornell, 
I. O. C. A. 

Nov. ir>-H!-17. White Mountains 
with the Yale Outing club. 

The officers directing the policies 
of the club this year are Howie Hunt- 
er '42, president; vice-president, Mil- 
ton Fortune '41, Stockbridge; record- 
ing secretary, Sally Nielson '42 
corresponding secretary, Louise 
Heermance '42; treasurer, Talcott 
Edminster '42. 

The next Board meeting is sched- 
uled for December 4. 

Rabbi William G. Braude of Provi- 
Idencc, R. I. will be the speaker at 
vespers Sunday at 4 :.'!(• p.m. in Me- 
morial Hall. 

Apha Sigma Phi 

Alpha Sigma Phi announces 
pledging of Ray Weinhold '48. 
Basketball Practice 

Varsity basektball practice 
start Tuesday at 4 :<><) in the 

Chemistry Club 

The Chemistry Club will meet Wed- 
nesday night in Goessmann Labora- 
tory. Dr. Leon A. Bradley, professor 
of bacteriology, will speak on mun- 
icipal sanitation. 

Freshman Instructors and Advisers 

There will be an important meeting 
of all freshman instructors and ad- 
visers Tuesdays at 3:45 in the faculty 
room of Goodell Library. 

Dorm Vic Dances 

A vie dance will be sponsored 
jointly by committees from Thatcher 
and Lewis Halls on Friday, Novem- 
ber 8. Dancing will be held from 8 
to 11 p.m. in the recreation rooms of 
both dormitories. 


The regular instrumental rehearsal 
of the band will be held tonight at 
7 p.m. in the Mem Bldg. Auditorium. 

Marching rehearsal 4:30, Friday in 
the Cage. 

Assemble Friday night for parade 
down Fraternity Row at Q. T. V. 
by r.:45. 

Report Saturday no later than 
12:45 in uniform at the Mem Build- 
ing to march up to the Amherst game. 

Lambda Delta Mu 

Lambda Delta Mu announces the 
pledging of Mary Callahan '43. 


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Dr. Charles P. Fraker, I>r. Gilbert Woodiide, Mr. Stowell <'„>.ii n ^, 

Rev. David A. Sharp, Mr. Doric Ah Mania, Kxpivss hike-, 
and Dislikes of Metropolitan Opera Baritone 


Three Credits to be Given to 

Those Completing Plying 

Course Here 

The CAA committee announced to- 
day the students selected to take the 
(light training. According to an ar- 
rangement made with the school 
academic authorities, three semester 
credits will be given the Frainees. 

Because of the length of time re- 
quired to complete the secondary 
(light course, including over one hun- 
dred ground school hours and fifty 
flight hours, the committee has de- 
cided not to offer the course here. 
Students who desire to take it are 
advised to do so during the summer 

The course now in progress will 
be completed in January, and an- 
othar course begun second semester. 
All those who are interested in taking 
the second semester course are asked 
to apply as soon as possible. There 
are only twenty enrollees accepted. 

Those taking the course at present 
include: Edward Ashley, Charles 
Damon, Norman Hallen, Robert Hal- 
|nan, Everett Holdall, John Hutchings 
Looie Johnson, Jr., Paul Johnson, 
William Joyce, Allister Francis Mac- 
Dougall, George McLaughlin, Bruno 
I'ulnick, David Skolnick, John Storo- 
/.uk, and Gordon Thomas. 

Air Corps 

Examination for Flying Cadets 

Given in Springfield 

Next Week 



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Northampton! Mass. 

Lfc Col. Donald Young of the Mil- 
itary Department announced Tues- 
day that applicants for flying cadet- 
ships will be examined at room 410, 
Post Office Building, Springfield, on 
Wednesday and Thursday, November 
6-7. The hours of examination will 
extend from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The examinations will be open to 
anyone with two years of college edu- 
cation. If a candidate successfully 
passes the examinations, he is given 
a nine months course of instruction 
at army air fields. The first three 
months consist of ground school train- 
ing. Thereafter there is a three 
months course in basic flying and a 
three months course in advanced fly- 
ing. It is a highly selective process, 
many candidates falling by the way- 

When the course has bean complet- 
ed, those accepted are given reserve 
officer's commissions in the army Air 
Corps, After completion of the course, 
they have two alternatives. The can- 
didates may choose to continue flying 
for the army or they may return to 
civil life and fly for the private air- 

New Drum Majorettes 

Marion Avery and Joan Carlisle 
have been chosen as State's new drum 
majorettes. They will serve with the 
hand for the coming year. Both the 
girls are juniors and members of 
Sigma Beta Chi. 

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Leonard Warren , hardline, of the 
.Metropolitan Opera Association, was 
described as "the best artist who has 
appeared on campus in a hm^ time." 
It MM Doric Alviani, Music Instructor, 
who made this statement. To enlarge 
upon his opinion several other per- 
sons on campus were asked to give 
their criticism of the concert, 

The amateur critics include Dr. 
Charles Fraker, Dr. Gilbert Woodside, 
Mr. Stowell Coding, the Rev. David 
Sharp, Jr., and Mr. Alviani. 

It wa.s agreed hy all live men that 
the most impressive feature ahout 
Leonard Warren wa.s the great power 
of his voice. Dr. Fraker said that the 
recalled Caruso to his mind. 

Another point on which there seemed 
to he general agreement was Leonard 
Warren's lack of color and person- 
ality. "There was something cold 
about him though his recital was 
flawless," was the way Mr. Alviani 
described the artist. Mr. Coding in- 
dicated that what appeared as lack of 
color might have been simple nervous- 
ness for this is Mr. Warren's first 
concert of the season. His great 
desire to go over may have made him 
unduly uneasy. 

Each critic had some opinions the 
were not shared by the rest of the 
group. Mr. Sharp indicated that the 
proper medium for Warren's voice 
wa.s in operatic work. For the light 
lyrics Mr. Warren needed a little 
black book to keep himself prompted 
on the lines. But in the arias he was 
at his best, without the little black 
book. Mr. Sharp also stated that the 
interpretation of the light songs was 
rather poor. "I was bitterly disap- 
pointed with 'Drink To Me Only With 
Thine Eyes'. 

"We go to such a concert primarily 
to hear the voice," commented Dr. 
Woodside. The stage appeal was not 
the important thing. That the voice 
of Leonard Warren impressed and 
ple aa e d him is apparent because Dr. 
Woodside expressed a desire to hear 
Warren in an opera "where he could 
really let himself go." Dr. Woodside 
also pointed to Warren's poor ability 
in the interpretation of the lighter 

Dr. Woodside expressed disappoint- 
ment at the use of the little black book 
which contained the words for the 
lighter songs. "It did seeem to me 
that he should have known them. I 
was not too disappointed for I waited 
from aria to aria. The other selections 
just filled in." 

Dr. r'raker was definite in his opin- 
ions. He said that Leonard Warren's 
Voice was marvelous. "He cannot 
sing softly and beautifully though," 

commented Dr. Fraker. When it came 
to a statement about the lighter 
lyrics Dr. Fraker groaned. "He had 
no business singing them. He was 
apparently poorly advised in choice 
of songs for the program." 

Doric Alviani said, "Warren's was 
a big voice, a voice that is a "conduct- 
or's hand." dream. He is a singer 
who sings like an instrument, and 
•an be called upon for tremendous 
volume by an uplifting of a con 
doctor's hand." 


A silver-gray and black fountain 

pan (Parker) with *n arrow clasp 

somewhere between the library and 

Lambda <'bi Alpha Sunday evening, 
October 20. 

If found please return to Alden 
Blodgett at Lambda Chi Alpha. 

[,iin'hmn»- Dinner— Srwrlal Partial 
Afternoon Taa Overnight (iuaata Hamiuata 

Pomeroy Manor — 1 747 

A Home of O,lonlnl Charm and FUflnamant 
Balrhartown Road -Rout* * 
Mri. A. J. Wlldnar, Prop. 

Tal. Amharat «S»-M 







Statesmen Will Rely on Freitas and Ryan fo r Win Over Jeffs on Saturday 



By Hi;kt 1 1, Sportt Editor 

W ell, the big week of the year is Here at last . . . State sports 
hit a new high in number with four contests going on within a 
feu days of each other. Naturally, the biggest event of the week, 
will be the annual State-Amlurst football game. 

The game this year will be preceded by a rally on Friday 
night Rallies in past years have not turned out as well as could 
bo expected from a student body the si/.e of ours. The enthusiasm 
of those who did turn up for these pep meetings ca»i not be denied. 
The students cheered, the band played, the speakers exhorted, and 
the bonfire blazed away right merrily. Hut, there were not enough 
students . . . not nearly enough to make things interesting. It is 
not a great tribute to a school when only about ten per cent of the 
enrollment shows up for a football rally. 

How about just a little bit more of a turnout? Nobody expects 
every student in school to be present at a rally. There would not 
even be enough room for them all. (Rationalizing again!) But 
one thing that should be expected is the presence of the entire 
freshman class. (Don't take me literally.) About 200 frosh, 183 
sophomores, 56 juniors, and 1 1 1 •> seniors would be perfect. The 
plebes could mill about making noise in general, the sophs could 
present a united front for something, the juniors would direct the 
flow of energies, and the solemn seniors would lend the slight touch 
of dignity to the occasion. (Add two sprigs of parsley and cool 
before serving.) 

Let's see all of you, then, at the rally Friday night. And, 
above all, let's see all of you at the campus variety show after the 

* * * * 

It is Hot the usual thing for this column to take a poke at 
anything. I usually go out of my way to boost State affairs, and to 
put a slight gloss over everything. Nevertheless, there is some- 
thing that is just a bit annoying at the football games. Cheer- 
leaders are supposed to lead the cheering sections. And when I 
say cheerleaders I mean cheerleaderettes also. Or should 1 say 
especially? The young ladies in the white sweaters who sit on the 
sidelines during the games are nice ornaments indeed, but, if I 
am not mistaken, that is not their chief function. It is true, that 
one or two of them languidly takes part in a cheer once in a great 
while. In fact, one of them takes part in every cheer with a fine 
display of enthusiasm and vigor. How about the rest of these 
"cheerleaders?" What we want is more puffing and less posing! 

* * * * 

And now to even off things a bit, a boost is in order. A boost 
to the band for their splendid co-operation in the cheers. The new 
musical cheer introduced during the Worcester game is one of 
the snappiest and catchiest song-cheers ever heard in these parts. 
This number caught on spend idly at the last game, and should go 
over even more strongly at the Amherst game. Keep up the good 
work, lads. 


St. hermon eleveK of serv,ce ,n maroon ' s w ' n a1 ™t 

Borowski, Fideli Gamer 
Second Half Touchdown 
to Even (lame 

Amherst is 

Very Strong in Line, Boasts Exceptionally 
-Sabrina A< rial Attack May Trouble Statesm 
Jeff star is Injured 

— Bl 


On a windswept Mount Hermon STAR PASSER 

gridiron last Saturday, Coach Kill 
Frigard's yearlings, after submitting 
themselves to a six to nothing pasting 
in the first half, finally reared back 
in the concluding chukkers to ram 
home a game-tying seme. During the 
first half, the "Crimson Kids" had lit- 
erally buried our eleven under a 
flurry of passes unleashed by their ace 
finger, Franklin. At the end of a 
string of passes, their burly 200 
pound Wilkenson crashed over for 
their only score. 

The frosh snapped out of it in the 
second half with the wind at their 
backs. Race and Borowski alternated 
in flipping eight successful passes out 
of eleven attempts for a grand total 
of 155 yards. Roth Race and Fideli | 
made substantial gains by skirting 
the ends with a mastery and agility 
befitting a terpsichorean artist. The 
climax, perhaps not included in the 
art of terpsichore, was presented by 
Erny Borowski's torseau-twisting 

touchdown plunge at the end of a 48 

yard march. The try-noinl missed by JEFFS DRILL HARD 
a whisker. In the late stages of the rr >n OX A TC nf\TlTrQT 
final quarter, Frigard's boys were f UK OlAlL LU1 J 1 £,iJ 1 
again romping towards another touch 

Ben Freitas 









La r kin 




















R. Smith 










Continued from 

Page 1 

down when time ran out with the pig- Sabrinas Attempt to Win Sixth 
skin nestled on the Hermon 15. Straight Title Against 

Orchids go to "General" Smith, the Statesmen 

flankmen Dave Anderson and Charlie 

Dunham, roving center, Pushee, &U Frko Stafford 

guards Marcoullier and Tolman, that Sports Editor, The Amherst Student 
"house-on-fire" rollicking Roily Col- The latent aml hi(lden town rival . 
lela, and to the brilliant tackling of ,. y fires wnich have ^^ throwing off 
Norton, Parker, Kosciusko, and Da- spo radic sparks in the forms of raid- 
mon- ing parties, scuffles and verbal brick- 

Yesterday, the State frosh chalked na ts from both the Jeffs and State 
up a 20 to 7 win over Williston Acad- ramps all week, will be fanned into 
emy. Race scored on a f>0 yard run, ^ u " furor Saturday when the Lord 
Borowski plunged for nine yards and 3ettt of Amherst attempt to annex 
a touchdown, and Colella fell on a the Town Title for the sixth straight 
blocked kick in the end zone for the year a * ainst th <> invading Statesmen 

third score. The other two point;; 
came on a safety, when four State 
plebes hit a Williston man behind the 
goal line. 

Massachusetts Gridders Gain First 
Win of Season Over Worcester 12-6 


The Massachusetts State varsity 
football team gained its first victory 
of the season and its twenty-seventh 
of the series against Worcester Tech 
last Saturday at Alumni Field. When 
the final whistle had been blown, 
State led 12-»; thanks to Matty Ir- 
an's forty-three yard return of a punt 
■lid Benny Freitas' fifteen yard end 
BWeep for touchdowns. The outstand- 
ing defensive player was <;ii dentin 
while Freitas and Ryan shone offens- 

The Statesmen were without the 
services of their star right guard. 
Captain Ralph Simmons, who will be 
OUt indefinitely with a back injury. 
The source of the injury has not yet 
been determined. Joe Larkin, M art 
inn captain, lead the team faultless- 


At the very outset of the game, the 
Statesmen showed they meant busi- 
ness. With Ryan, Freitas and Santin 
alternating on the carrying assign- 
ments the Caraway charges kept 
pushing the Engineers back until they 
were forced to punt from behind their 
own goal. Ryan caught the ball on 
Tech's forty-three and aided by his 
own shiftiness and John Brady's goal- 
line blocking out of the safety man 
scored State's first touchdown. Joe 
Karkin's try for the extra point was 

At the start of the fourth quarter 
State picked right up where they left 

oir and started marching again. They 
moved the ball down to the Tech 
fifteen yard line where Benny Freitas 
SWept his righi end and scored stand- 
ing up. The try for the extra point 
was wide. 

Worcester's only score came late in 
the fourth period against State's sub- 
stitutes. Belloa, Tech's fullback, fak- 
ed a forward pass, then plunged 
through his own left tackle and rac- 
ed twenty-three yards for the touch- 
down. The try for the extra point 

Tech was kept in their own terri- 
tory most of the game due to Gil 
Santin's expert position kicking and 
sterling line-backing up by Santin 
and Freitas. 


Sl.v.'s. Collin. I. 

J. I.aikin. Pirmuon, It 

Whim..,'. W.ilk. bt 

Brady, Porretti, 
f'i'Miri, Btoroauk, 


Lots, Bwanaon 

it. Hour. I,otz 

nr. u. Wilson 


Mann, Dwy»r, it 
Kimball, Carter, re 
Ryan, NnMiri. qfa 

Santin, Kviwik, Saltier 

e, I't'tirsnn. Montgomery 

Andraopouloa, Saaroljjoxl 

It. (irnliow ki, Hnnrki'l 

!<■. Phelps, Koran 

• |l>. Allen 


Salwak. K. I.nrkin. Bwr) 
Frieta*. (Iiiix, f|, 

Score by period* i 
Maeaachuaettt H 

Wnrrester n 

Touehdewni Ryan, 

•"• F. V. Hiennnr 
VV. <)li„\ 


-Vntt. Vagal 
ihl>, Seaton 

fb, Helios 

Mill Kimball 

on Pratt Field. 

Rut, still very much remembering 
the setback which they suffered at the 
hand/; of an inspired underdog W'es- 
leyan team in their opening Little 
Three clash at Middletown last week, 
the Sabrinas are completely disre- 
garding past records and compara- 
tive scores and are preparing for 
Saturday's battle in anything but a 
light manner. Completely convinced 
that the underdog team is the one 
which is usually loaded down to the 
gunwales with enthusiasm and spirit 
and is therefore extraordinarily dan- 
gerous, the Jeffs have completely for- 
gotten about the Statesteis' record 
which lists one win in five starts and 
are priming all their siege guns in 
an attempt to stop this State team 

| which is gunning to bring the title 
back to the north end of town for thv 

, first time since 1984. 

With victories hung up over Ho- 
Ibart, Bowdoin and Rochester and a 

I stellar stand against a heavy Har- 
vard team behind them, the Jeffs 

were caught short by a Wesleyan 

team which was fully primed last 
Saturday and are not in any way 
desirous of permitting the same thing 
to occur this week. 

Amherst. Tim< 

Helios. I 
< anisins. 

ornell, UtteeoMui It. T, Berry 

Field ju<Ik«' E. h. Doodridve 

« 12 

« — « 

Mil, Kef- 
I'mplle <". 


mm. |if*ruKls. 

Upper left. Putney and Kimball tie for first against W.P.I. ; lower center, 
the crowd; lower right, hand members; center, Ben Freitas being tackled 
by two W.P.I. men after 14 yard gain on end sweep. 

good men in any pigskin contest 
Therefore, they will be very much on 
their toes in Saturday's classic. 

Amherst Strong 

The Lord Jeffs have an exception- 
ally fine squad this season. Sue: 
backs as "Tommy" Mulroy, Sweeny, 
Koebel, Callanan, and Smith an 
adept at both passing and runninjr 
while linesmen such as Captain 
Smythe, Hubbard, and Skeel make 
an almost impentrable wall. 

Blood Also Hurt 

However, there is one important 
factor in our favor. That is, Bobby 
Blood, Amherst triple-threat right 
halfback, may not be able to piay due 
to a hip injury sustained in last 
week's game against We.sle.yan. This 
in itself may determine the game; for 
Blood, once in the open, is a haul 
man to stop. Then too, his timely 
kicks out of dangerous territory are 
a source of dismay to all opposing 

The Jeff men will most likely take 
to the air in an attempt to run 
rough-shod over State. This, cum 
bined with the lightning stabs at the 
line by fullback Tom Mulroy and 
the deceptive spinner plays engi- 
neered by "Chick" Koebel, should 
cause plenty of trouble. 

Ryan and Freitas 

State, on the other hand, lacking 
a good passing combine must rely on 
the steamroller tactics of Benny 
Frietas and the hedgehopping idio- 
syncrasies of Matty Ryan for a win. 
Ryan and Frietas figured prominent- 
ly in last week's first win of the 
son over W. P. I. as time and time 
again they battered the middle of the 
line for considerable gains. Another 
boy who turned in an admirable per 
formance and who should BSe con- 
siderable service in the coming fiacus 
is "Bud" Evans. Buddy, small hut 
potent, made a gain practically I very 
time he carried the leather. Gil San- 
tin, galloping left-half hack, also did 
work worthy of note and should ap- 
pear in the starting line-up al 
with Ryan, Frietas, and Stan S 

As has been already been | nted 
oul, a good passing attack CO 
wonders for State. This dearth of 
passers and of pass receive 
been one of Kb Caraway's el 
Acuities thus far. 

Just what the main ground 
will be is not certain. However, it I* 

a pretty fair bet that the old I 
drives will be \ery much in I 
regardless of what other "rSttk 
dazzle" plays State may have up (*• 
collective sleeve. 


Coach Caraway declines t 
what the outcome of the game 

other than to state, "Every n 

the team knows what he 
against but every man will 
there lighting right up to tin 
whistle!" Captain Simmons Ifl 
may not be out there Satur- 
uniform, hut if moral support 
h«lp, it's a sure win for 

This reflects exactly the BJ) 
the whole team. Win, lose, or 
you may be sure that the Stab ' v " 
won't stop fighting until the eno*. 
Thai is a great tribute to at!] 

ill he 

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Igflbrinal Eleven Has Wins Over Brown and Tufts with Losses to 

Yak' and Wesleyan— Maroons at Full Strength for 
Pint Time Since' Initial Contest 



Arnold, Potter, and Erickson 
Expected to be in Good 
Game Shape 

lining the wildest week-end of 
the fall sports calendar, Coach Larry 
Brian and his booters will play host 
lord Jeffs of Amherst College 
this Friday afternoon at three o'clock 
on Alumni field. This, the most color- 
ful ami most bitterly contested game 
,,f the season for both teams is fast 
lining 'traditional' and is always 
i iportsmanship show. 

Jeffs Are Strong 

Amherst, with its powerful horde 
that has beaten Brown and Tufts 
and lost to Yale and Wesleyan will 
naturally hold a slight edge over the 
Statesmen who have thus far lost to 
Rensselaer and Harvard, and have 
tied Dartmouth and Connecticut, and 
beaten Trinity. However, when these 
two town rivals clash one can never 
predict the winner. 

Full Strength 

Massachusetts will be at full 
strength for the first time since the 
initial game of the season against 
Rensselaer. Gibby Arnold, Spence 
Potter, and Lambie Erickson are all 
expected to be in good shape for the 
tilt and their entrance into the line- 
up will be a distinct asset for the 
Mai Mm and White. Also to be fig- 
ured in is the fact that the locals will 
be out to revenge last year's 2-1 


The starting lineup will probably 
find Mullaney and Papp at the wings, 
Callahan and Arnold insides, and 
either Erickson or Potter at the cen- 
ter pest, In the backfield, Captain 
Frank .Simons left-half, Solly Kla- 
man right-half, and Stan Gizienski 
center-half. Ed Podolak and Woody 
Jseobson will patrol the fullback's 
territory, and Vern Smith or Howie 
Hangs will cover the cage. 


Amherst will bring down a veteran 
team which will find their high scor- 
tr, Matuzsko, at center forward, de- 
' astro, a product of Deerfield Acad- 
emy at one wing and Crary at the 
other. Rowley and Treadwell will be 
at the insides. 
In the backfield will be a halfback 
M Si Packard, Ward, and Chap- 
Baa, a pair of fullbacks named Con- 
"••'■i and Weber. Heisler will be the 

Kimball and Putney, McDonald, 

Greene, Morrill Are to 

Lead Statesmen 


I he varsity cross country team 
'ra\rl> to Springfield for a meet 
*ith the Gymnasts this afternoon. 
• in Freshmen will race the Spring- 

'"Id iilehes earlier in the afternoon. 

Worcester Tech's harriers came 
to town last Saturday to meet State's 
high riding cross country aces— but 
they turned themselves around a few 
hours later and scuttled right back 
to Worcester on the wrong end of a 
18 to 43 lacing at the hands of Coach 
Derby's septet before ammed stands 
at the football game. 

Again, for the second week, it was 
Capt. Bill Kimball and Chet Putney 
that ruled the roost as they poured 
on the oil in the home-stretch to 
stave off a desperate lunge by Wor- 
cester's Ken Hunt that missed catch- 
ing them by three feet. Following 
down the last leg was Brad Greene 
and, a minute later, liuss McDonald 
and Dave Morrill flashed across the 
tape to clinch State's second home 

As per advance claims, Hunt was 
the ablest daler on the Tech team. He 
moved out at the gun to hold down 
a tie for third with Greene through 
most of the course, about 16 yards be- 
hind Kimball and Putney. Moving in- 
to Fearing street across Q. T. V.'s 
lawn at the start of the last mile 
and a half, Kimball shook a weary 
head when told he and Putney had 
only 15 yards on the easy running 
Hunt. "We gotta get more, we gotta 
move out," he gasped. Together he 
and the harder working Putney pick- 
ed up the pace only to be matched by 
the invader, a slender lad who ran 
lightly along. 

Greene fell behind the speedier 
pace. The trio ahead of him circled 
the long lane behind the cavalry 
barns, still step for step, as Hunt 
closed the gap to i yards as they hit 
Alumni Field. 

The runners cut across the green 
swath and entered the long cinder 
track leading to the finish line. Here 
Hunt made his bid. Kimball and Put- 
ney wildly sprinted as they sensed 
Hunt creeping up their backs. Hunt 
moved up to thei rhips trying to 
break through, hung there for an in- 
stant, and then faltered. The pair 
flashed across the finish line in time 
only 4 seconds short of the record 
with Hunt three feet behind. 

The summary: — Tie for first, Kim- 
ball and Putney, State; 3d, Hunt, 
Tech; 4th, Greene, State; tie for oth, 
McDonald and Morrill, State; 7th, 
: Kinney, Tech; 8th, Greenfield, State; 
9th, Hayward, State; 10th, Houli- 
han, Tech; tie for 11th, Brown and 
Dyer, Tech; l.'tth, Hoffinoli, State. 
Time 21 :2C.;,. 

BY 18 TO 43 SCORE 


Massachusetts stands Strong Chance <>f Placing Second Behind 

l 'Conns Wesleyan, Springfield and Trinity Expected 
to Heat ('east Guard, Amherst 


Krickson Scores Two, Mullaney 

One to Provide Kasy 

State Victory 

Capt. Frank Simmons 


Fischman, Niles to Meet For 

Championship — Match Will 

be Slugfest 

The finals of the annual tennis 
tournament are scheduled for this 
Saturday, providing the weather is 
good, with Arnold Fischman meeting 
Walter Niles for the championship. 

Fischman, former captain of the 
University of Connecticut tennis 
team, gained his place in the finals 
with a win over Hanson. Niles reach 
ed his top spot with an upset victory 
over Anderson, captain of the State 

Walt Niles, who played number 
one for his high school team in Mel- 
rose, is a steady player with a hard 
reverse twist service. Fischman plays 
a fine brand of ball from the far 
court ami is especially dangerous 
when he takes the net. His strongest 
stroke is a hard forehand with plenty 
of top spin. 


I.I Podolak 

KS Beats AEP 38-20 


Breglio, Walsh, Barreca Star 

For K. S. — Greene, Kline 

Pace Pi-Men 

,0 right 1 Jim Callahan. Spencer Potter. "Gibby" Arnold, members of 
1 " >rd line. 

Kappa Sigma's touch football sex- 
tet romped to ■ surprisingly easy 
:!8-LJ0 victory over Alpha Kpsilon Pi 

to win the championship of the foot- 
ball leagues last Tuesday at the 
Physical Education Building, 

Kappa Sigma drew first blood as 
Slattery scored from the A. E. P. 
10 yard line, and tossed the extra 
point. The Pi-men cams back with a 
Greene to Salic pass for ■ touchdown, 

Greene ran the extra point. 

At the half way mark the score 
was 1343, but Kappa Sig scored 
twice in succession with Kill Walsh 
and Mob Kreglio combining for one, 
and Walsh passing to Holmes for the 
other. A. K. Pi. made their last seven 
points on two passes, Greene to Sil- 
verman for touchdown and Greene to 
Kline for the point. Rarreca'a de- 
fensive work for K. S. kept A, &, P. 
from another score. 

The last two K. S. goals came on 
Rreglio- Walsh Rarreca passes and 

Striking early in the first period, 
the Massachusetts State hooters earn- 
ed a well deserved 8-2 victory over 
a weak Trinity combination last Sat 
Urday afternoon in the first game of 

the Dad's Day triple athletic fea- 
ture. Not until Coach I. airy Kriggs 
sent in a host of substitutes were the 
visitors able to show any offense. 

The fireworks began when Lambie 
Krickson, playing his first game at 
center-forward, slipped past the Trin 
ity defense to score the initial tally. 
Krickson is a junior letterman, hav- 
ing played first string ball as a half- 
back last year. He has been side- 
lined for the major pari of this sea- 
son due to a sprained ankle. How- 
ever, when Spence Potter, regular 
center, also was benched due to a leg 
injury, Krickson went into action 

In the second period, lied Mullaney, 
one of the most dependable men on 
the squad dribbled down the wing, 
faked Trinity's Johnson out of posi- 
tion, and sped goalward ramming 
home the score from a difficult angle. 

Again in the third period, Krickson 
took a pass from Jim Callahan and 
whistled an easy goal past the Trin- 
ity goalie. 

There was a definite reincarnation 
of spirit in the State forward line 
with the return of Gibby Arnold who 
fits in like a glove with Callahan, 
Papp, and Mullaney. Gib has remark 
able foresight on plays, and it is set 
dom that he misses his mark on pass- 

The defense of the Maroon and 
White sparkled with a bright luster, 
tightening up at opportune moments. 
Proof of this is seen in the fact that 
the play was concentrated on the 
Trinity end of the field most of the 
afternoon. Galloping Kd Podolak, 
Captain Simons, Jacobson, Gizienski, 
Klaman, and Clem Rurr cleared the 
ball to the forward line on numer- 
ous occasions and protected the home 
goal superbly. 
Smith, j; 
r<«lolak. If 
Jacob— Hi rf 
Simon*, Ihli 

< .i/.u-liHki, ,-|il> 
Kliimnn. rhh 
Mullaney, ol 
Arnold. II 

Brickaon, cf 
Callahan, ir 
I'HPDr, or 

Sinn-: MHHHHrhusfttH Stiitr 

fjiiiiln. ftrUaauii 2, Mullanay 

- M;ill.-v. Siih.Mlitiili..MM. 
Ribbard, Allen. String 


Kimball, Putney Turn on 
to Beat Out Hunt of 
the Visitors 



K, JnhfiHon 

rf, John win 

If, Tyl.-r 

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ihh, Cannon 

or, H.'mIoi 
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il. OMi.ll.y 

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3. Trinity 2. 

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Maaaachunattx State, 

'l.whill. KillOH. T. 

Job nam, Kaplan, BavSaM, Trufant. Trinity, 
Bichasdi, Wiiiianiwm, w.-hh. Bnrtslna. Sharp*, 
Sweatater, Jbnaa, Baforac, BHchia. Tim., foul 
22-mimiO' prioda. 

Coach Derby's harriers will travel 
to Middletown to take part in the 
annual Connecticut Valley CroSS 

Country Championships OVOF the WVs- 

ieyan University course Tuesday, on 

November 5.The other teams entered 

iii the meei are Springfield, Amherst, 

Trinity, Wesleyan, Coast Guard, and 

the favored Connecticut. 

I ! Conns Are Strong 
The strong Cniversity at Conner- 
tieul team which won the meet last 
year with a low score of :;.. points, 
will once again be the heavy favorite. 
The lU'onns are even Stronger than 
last year, boasting perfect-score wins 
over Tnfts, H. U. and M.I.T. Their 
team pulled the stunt of defeating 

two different colleges in the same 
day. Pari of the squad travelled to 

Vale and defeated the Klis 17-11, 
while the rest of the team entertained 
and beat Worcester Poly 20-36. 

"The Statesmen are one of a group 
of four teams with a possible chance 
of garnering the second place behind 
Connecticut," said Coach Derby, "and 
they stand a fair showing against 
Wesleyan, Springfield, and Trinity." 

Captain Kimball and Chester Put- 
ney have been running in improved 
form this year over 1 !>.'!!» perform- 
ances, h. ■arson Greene has devel- 
oped into a good third man, while 
RUSS McDonald and Dave Morrill 
will round out a good quintet Hay- 
ward and Greenfield running in sixth 
and seventh positions will push Mor- 
rill, and may help the State cause by 
displacing Opponents runners. 

Wesleyan and Springfield are two 
teams closely matched. Wesleyan beat 
out the Gymnasts last week 2fi 2!>. 
Trinity, too, shows up well with a 
2H 2!) win over Springfield. Trinity 
and Coast Guard have both beaten 
W. P. I. by three point margins. 
Dual Rare 

This Valley championship has still 
another aspect, for it is always con- 
sidered a dual race by Amherst and 
Massachusetts. The Jeffs have not a 
very strong team liecause of tin; ab- 
sence of Prick itt who has not done 
any running since an appendectomy 
some weeks ago. The Amherst team 
has lost races to Springfield and 
Coast Guard. 

The State freshmen will race 
frosh of the other Colleges mentioned 

early in the afternoon, before the 

varsity race commences. The Maroon 
yearlings have a strong team this 
year and will probably be battling 

Connection, and Springfield for top 



l>eft to riRht: Karle B t eB V SB, end; Gil Santin, half hack: Matty Ryan, quarter 



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At Convocation, on October 2d, Di- 
rector Vcrbeck announced that the 
Shorthorn Faculty Committee* luid 
chosen. William C. I'eck, of New Lond- 
don, Connecticut, as Editor-in-Chief 
of Wte lyJtl yearbook. Business Man- 
ager of this year's "Shorthorn" will 
be Theodore T. Toporowski, of 
Adums, Massachusetts. 

Freshman Reception 

With the soft, sweet strains of 
dance music filling the air, the social 
season of Stockbridge was success- 
fully ushered in last Saturday eve- 
ning as the Senior class sponsored 
the Freshman reception in the Drill 
Hall. The affair was attended by 
over 200 Seniors, Freshmen and their 

Music was furnished by Johnny 
Newton and his nine piece orchestra 
from Athol, with dancing being en- 
joyed from 8 until 11:30. A feature 
of the evening's entertainment was 
the announcement of the football 
scores of the day between dances. 

Chaperones for the reception were 
President and Mrs. Hugh P. Baker, 
Director Roland H. Verbeck, Profes- 
sor and Mrs. Rollin H. Barrett, and 
Mr. and Mrs. Avery Barrett. The 
committee responsible for the suc- 
cess of the affair consisted of Sam 
Nickerson, chairman, Sam Sestito, and 
Craig Earl. 

W. C. Peek 

At a meeting of the M. S. C. Outing 
Club, Wednesday, October 23, Milt 
Fortune, S. S. A. '41 was elected 
vice-president. He is a student of 
Wildlife and, therefore, should prove 
to be of unusual value to the club. 

As one of the evening's speakers, 
Milt discussed the various knapsacks 
that are used by the club on their 
weekly trips to local and distant lakes 
and mountains. 

A. T. G. 

Last Friday many students and 
guests from Cushing Academy at- 
tended the reception, given at A. T. G. 
by the house members. The chilled 
crowd welcomed the hot cocoa and 
cookies, which were served after the 

A. T. C. takes pleasure in announc- 
ing the pledging of the following: 

Joseph II. Spidi Jr. '11 

Charles W. Flower '41 

Edward Henderson '41 

Arthur Waaramaa '41 

Members are looking forward to 
a good time this weekend with a 
Vic party Saturday evening. 

/'. Vat on 

En En O. 

Tii Slg elected the following offi- 
cers at their meeting Monday eve- 

Vice-president, Jean Coagrove 
Secretary, Mary Brown 
Treasurer, Marian Ilumgny 
Ethel Todd was elected President 

of the group at the final meeting last 


Plans were made for a supper hike 

to Mount Warner on Novembei 17. 

• '• in ("osgrove, Janice Cahill, and 

Ruth Cushee were appointed M I 

committee In charge of arrangements. 
Plana w re alto made to go to Miss 

Hamlin's on November L' I 

C. Abbey 

Last Friday afternoon the Stock- 
bridge football team lost their first 
home game to Cashing Academy by 

;1 COM Of 6 to 7. During the first 

quarter Charles Loomla recovered a 

fumble in the end zone, scoring 6 
points for stockbridge. The place- 
men! Kiel; was unsuccessful. In the 

final period Cushing scored and com- 
pleted the extra point kick. 

Cushing Academy Stock. Aggies 

Clive, le Southard, le 

Del Torchio, It Johnson, It 

Schmidt, lg Loomis, lg 

Estabrook, c Perry, c 

Picucci, A., rg Hazen, rg 

Jennings, rt Kneeland, rt 

Hubbard, re Downey, re 

Picucci, L., qb Bemben, qb 

Ruder, fb Watts, Capt., fb 

Smith, lhb Carota, lhb 

McNarnara, rhb Bak, rhb 

Cushing Academy 7 — 7 

Stockbridge Aggies 6 — 6 

12 minute quarters. 

Referee — Stanne 

Umpire — Myrick 

Linesman — Santucci 

Touchdowns: Cushing Academy: 
Ruder, point after kick, Picucci, L. ; 
Stockbridge: Loomis. 

Cross Country 

On October 22nd the Stockbridge 
Cross Country team defeated Brat- 
tleboro, 24 to 31. This was followed 
by taking Cushing Academy by the 
same score last Friday. Both victor- 
ies were due to the placement of five 
men among the first eight to cross 
the finish line. This little club is off 
to a good start and the prospects of 
a winning season are very bright. 
They started the season without a 
captain (Vanderhoop was elected to 
that position last week) and no vet- 
erans from last year. Johnson chalk- 
ed up first place in the Cushing Meet 
(3rd in the Brattleboro Meet) fol- 
lowed by Hibbard in second place 
(2nd in Brattleboro), Vanderhoop 
(6th), (5th in Brattleboro Meet), 
Fortune 7th, Tonet 8th (fith in Brat- 
tleboro Meet.) 

October 22 

Stockbridge, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 

6th and 8th 24 points 

Brattleboro, 1st, 4th, 7th, 9th 

0th and 10th 31 points 

Winning time: 16 min. 59 sec. 

October 26 
Stockbridge, 1st, 2nd, 6th, 7th, 

and 8th 24 points 

Cushing Academy, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 

9th and 10th 31 points 

Winning time: 16 min. ~>7 sec. 

A'. Foltz 
Alumni News 

The Stockbridge Alumni Associa- 
tion is making plans for its annual 
fall reunion and dinner. The affair 
will be held on November 16 at the 
Carey Memorial Hall in Lexington 
according to L. Roy Hawes '20, pres- 
ident of the Association. 

Chester C. Goodfield, class of '34, 
was recently appointed a member of 
the Farm Tenant Purchase Commit- 
tee of Worcester County. 

Sherwood Webber, class of '34, has 
taken the position of herdsman at the 
Norfolk County Agricultural School 
at Walpole. He is the third consecu- 
tive Stockbridge graduate to fill this 

W. C. Peck 

Amherst Camera Club 

The next meeting of the Amherst 
Camera Club is Friday, November 1, 
at 7:30 p.m. in the Old Chapel Audi- 
torium. Don Jose Browning of 
Springfield will give an illustrated 
talk on "News Photography." The 

print competition will be on "Genres" 

and "Water Scenes," with the ama- 
teurs competing oa "Summer Land- 

1941 Index to Profit by the Experience of The 

1940 Book; Using "Collegian" Criticism as Guidt 

The Index staff is using the stu- 
dents' criticisms presented last year 
by a Collegian reporter of the 1940 
Index as a basis for improving the 
Index. The 1940 yearbook was ac- 
cused of being a child's picture book, 
being written in the style of high 
school narration, lacking athletic ma- 
terial, having vague write-ups, omit- 
ing the feature section, and lack- 
ing clarity in informal cuts. 

The board is taking definite steps 
to avoid any similar criticisms of its 
work. The motto concerning pictures 
this year is "quality instead of quan- 
tity." Each picture will be accom- 
panied by informative detailed cap- 
tions to aid the reader. As for the 
style of writing, the Senior and Jun- 
ior staffs have profited by their ex- 

perience of last year. Besides this 
more mature ability, both staffs are 
filled with a desire and enthusiasm 
to do the work well. 

For this reason, the staff started 
taking action shots of all the games 
at the very beginning of each season. 
The photography board is "shooting" 
all important games and meets. 
From these, they will be able to make 
a more careful selection of the pic- 
tures to be used in the final copy. 
The literary board has also started 
early in doing its write-ups. Last 
year's carelessness was due to last- 
minute emergencies which necessitat- 
ed a rush to meet the deadline. This 
year, the schedule has been so care- 
fully planned that the May 1st dead- 
line is almost a certainty. There will 
be nothing vague about the articles 

on athletics this year. Each game wij 
be treated individually. Besides that, 
there will be a summary of the sea- 
son in each sport. 

Other sections besides athletics 
will be treated in a somewhat sim- 
ilar manner. The yearbook will con- 
tain twenty-three pages entitled "P >e . 
view of 1940-41." This will be a re- 
vival of the much demanded featurt 
section. For example, freshmen ac- 
tivities, religious activities and the 
Winter Carnival will be described. 
The climax of this review will be a 
section on the Commencement activi 
ties. Sargent Studio has supplied the 
board with a fast action camera and 
film so that they will be able to get 
clear cuts. This will enable Pana 
Keil, senior photographer, to obtain 
better informals of the 270 seniors 
and more timely photographs. 

Pou It iv Science Club 
The first meeting of the season of 
the Poultry Science Club will be Tues- 
day at 7:80 In Room 311 Stockbridge 



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NO. B 


Human Relations Are Discussed 

This Morning By 

M.I.T. Prof. 


"Human relations is an art and 
[,,,,t a science," claimed F. Alexander 
Ijjogoun, professor of humanics at 
\I I. T. in his address at convoca- 
The speaker said that the funda- 
mental thing in good human rela- 
tions is to "get the facts." But it is 
hard to get the facts in many modern 
J relationships. Four methods were giv- 
len to correct differences of opinion. 
[These methods are (1) voluntary sub- 
mission, (2) domination, (3) com- 
promise, (4) interweaving interest. 

Voluntary submission means that 
lone side is deprived of contributing 
[or developing as it should. Domina- 
tion is the old law of the jungle. It 
I irets the fastest results but no solu- 
tion by force is ever permanent. The 
speaker claimed that a compromise 
is effected in terms of relative 
strength of two sides. When the sit- 
uation changes enough a fight will 

I !' suit. 

All questions that one faces must 
[be answered sincerely and intelligent- 
lly to get group cooperation. In con- 
clusion the speaker stated that co- 
| operative action shall be achieved 
| some day after a long, unnecessary 

'What does Junior need? A clear 
[space where he can let his glider 
rest undisturbed upon the horses. 
J What does Dad need? Unimpeded ac- 
kw to the coal bin. By the inter- 
weaving of interests, father and son 
I will cooperate in moving the wood 
[pile to under the cellar stairs, in 
■clearing out the accumulation of box- 
je> in the corner, and in slinging the 
screeni from a cradle under the 
■beam overhead, thus providing an- 
jother place for the glider which in 
pW way interferes with the coal bin. 
"That this is a simple illustration 
I m no way detracts from the funda- 
tal truth it conveys." 


Fraternities and Sororities Select Their Candidates For Positions 

On Board; To be Voted on at 
Convocation Thursday 


Tragedy of the Gay Nineties 

Well Received by 


Main Theme of 31st Annual Horticultural Show 


1937 Year's Record Crowd Not 

Equaled Because of 

Wet Weather 


A crowd of 15,595 persons was at- 
tracted to the physical education cage 
of Massachusetts State College dur- 
ing the three days of the thirty-first 
annual Horticultural Show held this 
year on the weekend of Nov. 3. Dee 
pite the inclement weather on Satur- 
day during this year's show, the at- 
tendance figure showed an increase 
of 1500 over last year's report, be- 
cause of the record crowd which 
surged through cage on Sunday. 

Due recognition should go to mem- 
bers of the Hortciultural Department 
headed by Professor Clark Thayer 
and student managers of the show, 
Kenneth Waltermire of Springfield 
and Merton Ouderkirk of Rrockton, 
for the successful direction and por- 
trayal of a difficult Oriental theme. 

The central theme, planned this 
year by the Department of Land. 
scape Architecture, was taken from 
a religious wood cut found in an old 
Japanese book. Professor James Rob- 
ertson, assistant professor of land- 
scape architecture, said this was "the 
first educational theme we have had 
at this show." 

The imposing central exhibit, a 

formal Japanese garden, occupying :i 

Continued on Page C 

William Dwyer 


"Collegian' Managing Editor is 

Attending Newspaper 

< inference 

Rain Fails to Dampen Enthusiasm 
of Big Crowds at Amherst Weekend 

"Rain, Rain, Go Away," seemed to 

the theme of the many guests and 

peir campus hosts last weekend. And, 

;rh ap* ut the many pleas of that 

Nature, the torrent did subside just 

■ tone to allow the evening's fra- 

waity round robin to continue as 


Saturday, probably the gala 
" '■"• fall for State students 
| tli a heavy dew. "Oh, 
e "i Philosophised pratically every- 
"" ' ampus, "Rain before seven, 
efora eleven!" But as the day 
the rain grew steadily 
game time, a liberal down- 
benching the large crowd 
"irageous dates. Slightly 
time, a real torrent set 
*» drovi many to shelter 




Copyright 1940, itcomr ft Mybu Tomooo Cot 

ay supper time, the much 

•thtf man had seen the 

* ways, and called off the 

to make a pleasant and- 

>t might otherwise have 

pointing weekend. As has 

ternary, each fraternity 

little dance, everyone 

and to visit the various 

Pt settling at his own 

intermission time. Also, 

ere (rood ' Mid - and 

1 ented and numerous 

arguments thereon are still raging. 
And to quote one more "usual," every 
fraternity did its utmost to outdo its 
neighbors in the beauty, size, quan- 
tity and originality of its decorations. 
There were several really new ideas, 
with several more old favorites haul- 
ed out and renovated. The old fall 
special, corn stalks and pumpkins, 
was really Improved upon by Phi 
Sig and Sig Ep. Alpha Gamma Rho'l 
night club and A. E. P.'s Hawaiian 
motif were also well carried out. 
Among the newer ideas seen was that 
of T. E. P. who used an Egyptian 
desert Kaiie, complete with hiero- 
glyphic signs, which, incidentally made 
nice souveniers. Another innovation 
Alpha Sip's Cover Club. Decorationa 
consisted of hundreds of BOW II s from 
all popular magazines, mounted skill- 
fully on black draped walls. Es- 
pecially enjoyed at this housr was 

"Shadow" Mel. cod's hand leading. 

JThe S, A. E. dance was held at thl 

|Munson Memorial Library in South 

Amherst to give more elbow room 
than was available at the house. In 
keeping with Tuesday's election, thl 
decorationa were political In motif, 

with i ally every contestant in 

Representing Massachusetts State 
College at the Associated Collegiate 
Press Convention in Detroit, Mich., 

today, tomorrow and Saturday is 
William J. Dwyer, managing editor 

of the ( 'ulh i/in a. 

Attending the meeting are. several 
hundred college journalists ir.m all 
parti of the country. Among the fea- 
tures of the three-day session are ad- 
dresses by Charles P. Kettering, vice- 
president of General Motors and 
well known scientist; M. VV. Podor, 
roving reporter of the Chicago Daily 
News who has just returned from 
Europe; and round-table discsusions 
of various phases of newspaper work. 

Dwyer comes from Holyoke, Mass., 
is a member of Phi Sigma Kappa 
fraternity, and president of the junior 

He has been appointed to the pub- 
licity committee of the Winter Carni- 
val Committee. 

The Collegian is without the ser- 
vices of its Managing Editor for the 
remainder of the week. 

The first attempt of the college to 
finance a Student Leader Day was 
made almost a year ago, December S, 
1939, by a joint committee of the stu- 
dents and faculty. They named their 
effort "Campus Varieties." 

The effort was rewarded by a profit 
of $75., almost three quarters as 
much made in the second attempt last 
Friday. However, it gave several 
worthy high school students an op- 
portunity to visit the college and par- 
ticipate in a program designed to un- 
ravel their dreams of college. 

The first annual "Campus Varie- 
ties" was such a display of talent and 
comedy that remarks were heard from 
all sides that it was "one of the best 
performances presented in Kowker 
this season." James Herbert King Jr. 
presided as master of ceremonies with 
■ smooth filling of fun and wit be- 
tween the acts. 

Dr. Maxwell H. Goldberg wrote a 
play designed especially for the oc- 
casion entiled "Truth Will Out", 
which provided a wide scope for the 
abilities of the actors. Primarily a 
subjective glimpse of college profes 
■Ore, the play, however wove itself 

about state College professors and 

administrators for the audience to 

Other popular attractions in the 

program were the Baystater'i Quar- 
tet, composed of Alton Cole '42, Rich 
|ard Andrew '12, Henry Hralit '4.'{, 

and Kenneth Collard 'i:;, the Tell- 
tale Heart," by Arthur Sullivan, "In- 
formation Pleas.-," conducted by 
•lack Haskell and including Dr. 
Fraker, Dr. Gamble, Dr. Rohr, and 
Continued sn Page 5 


These names were submitted to the 
Student Senate last Tuesday night. 
Each fraternity and sorority house 
nominated one person from each 
class, and to this list were added the 
non- fraternity candidates. 

The nominating committee election 
will bo held November 14. The elect- 
ed committee members will then meet 
to decided upon the candidates for 
class offices and other elective posi- 

The slate of nominees for class of- 
fices will be published in the CoffatfSSSi 
issue of November 21, and the elec- 
tions will be conducted in the follow- 
ing convocation, December 5, at which 
time eleven persons will be elected 
by a popular vote of each class. 
Non- Fraternity 
Wallace Powers 
Chester Putnev 
TEP— David Kagan 
QTV— -Joseph Miller 
PSK — Thomas Johnson 
KS— Frank Slattery 
ASP Stanley Reed 
TC — Richard Curtis 
AGR — John Manix 
SAE — George Feiker 

spe Robert Caahln 

liOA— -John Ileyman 

aep Paul Keller 

SI Phoebe Stone 

Continued on Page 8 


• I '.a Pane 


Final opportunity for the re- 
maining seniors to return their 
INDEX portrait proofs will be 
liven Tuesday from 10:30 am. to 
4.00 p.m. This will be the final day 
that the Sargent Studio receptionist 
will accept proofs at the INDEX 
office in the Mem. HldR. 

Senior- who want their por- 
trait- Included In the year boo!, 
must bring their proofs Tuesday. 
ThoM having re itiinus last *,.,.> 
mii»! else return their new proof*. 


Siirvivo Six Week Competition 
— Enter on Trial 
Nine freshmen and three upper- 
classmen were elected to the board 
of the Collegian Monday night for a 
probationary period. They will be- 
come permanent members upon com- 
pletion of this period. 

In Competition 
The students have been entered in 
a competition extending over the last 
two weeks, during which time they 
were instructed in the science o'f 

Those elected were: Betty Cobb, 
class of '42; Dario Politella and 
Anne Cohen, class of M.'i. 

From the class of pljj, Joseph 
Hoi n stein, Arthur Tent, David Push, 

Robert Burke, Fred Rothery, Helen 
Glagovaky, Mary Martin, Theodore 
Moke, and Edward Putala. 

While there are several vacancies 
still existing on the appareiasi board, 
it is probable that no openingi will 

be declared until second semester, or 

at least, until the probationary period 
has been successfully passed' hy the 
i ect tit elect* i 

' , | ' 1 " • can fn each da 

Board and 


Miller's Arranger Selected To 

Play at Military Hall 

December (> 

Hal Mclntyre, former saxophonist 
and arranger for Glenn Miller, will 
bring his seventeen piece orchestra 
here from Pake t'ompounce for the 
annual military ball, announced 
chairman Harry Scollin today. Fea- 
turing his own Miller arrangement, 
Mclntyre has been drawing crowds 
of loOO to his Bristol, Conn., ball- 
roon for thres years. 

A featured trio and his own saxo- 
phone are standouts in the band. A 
familiar figure at the Roseland, Savoy 
and Arcadia ballrooms in New York, 
Mclntyre still arranges the saxes for 

Professional Decorations 
Decorations arranged by the New 
England Decoration Company, inter- 
ter decorators, and special favors 
will add to the attractions of the ball 
planned for December & 

Pasteboard* for the dance, eve,, 
wth the added favors, will still re. 

I;" 1 •''< $8.50, announce the committee 
This first formal of the year is not 
a restricted military dance 

ii - m 

I Office 


News of (h,. appointment of 
Francis Pray, publicity director of 
the esffege, to s,. r >,. as state dir- 
ectOT for the \merican College 
Publicity Association was received 

here yesterday from the orgsniEa- 

Hon headquarters. 

Mr. Prav was appointed together 

with leading members or the organ. 

i/ation all over the countu to direct 

• he correal membership campaign 

•n their particular areas, and he 

«iil bars charge of ■etrelties In 

Ihi.s state. 


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Friday. S»\ ember I 
\'ir I'.i rt i. -^ : 

Lawta Hull Hall 
Sifinii IVta Chi 

Alpha Lambda Mu 
Saturday, November 9 

Suciii -Fitrliliui'K-Hiic 

Outinx Club Kiv.-('oll<K'«- Bicycle Tiip- 

4-H All Stars Conf.r.i 

Informal-Drill Hull 
Sunday, November 10 

Wi>t«-rn Mas.-i Wirit «-r Bportl Council 

t'liiiic-Jumpin^. Cross-country 
4-H All Stars Conference 
Outtag Club Supper Hike-Sky Pastures 

Cross-country-New England Intercolleg- 
iate- Boston 
Tuesday, November 12 

Football-Coast Guard-There 

Fine Arts Program-Carolyn Ball -4:30 

p. m. -Old Chapel 
Languages and Literature Club Party- 
Wednesday, November 13 
Stockbridge House 
Smith College Concert 
Sorority Rushing Starts 
Poultry Breeders School Conference 







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Chicago ' Bonos ' Los Anciiii • sas fsasciko 

ARS The college blotter, with which all are familiar, 

GRATIA ARTIS was this year published by the Collegian, an 

arrangement made with the Academics Board. 
Up until three years ago, the blotter was an enterprise of one 
student, who was permitted as much profit as his conscience dic- 

At the time the blotter was alloted to the Collegia*, another 
arrangement was made. Half the profits were to be placed in a 
fund controlled by the Academics Board. Now this fund is quite 
unusual, and deserves some comment. 

It is to be devoted to the purchase of pictures, which may be 
rented by students and hung in their rooms in the dormitories 
and fraternities. 

Now in order to prevent unfair competition, and interference 
with private business, we suggest certain monthly breakdowns 
of this fund. In order to continue the artistic motif now in Vogue, 
at least 50 E8&dre8, cost $25, featuring Mr. Petty, should be se- 
cured. Lesser subscriptions to College Humor, Film Fun, and 
Ballyhoo will round out the variety. Appropriate framings will 
add to the permanency and attractiveness. A few of the more clas- 
sical pieces, such as Whistler's daughter, might be well liked. 

We feel proud that Collegian funds will assure the place ol 
art in the life of our students. 


Last year a student committee outlined plans 
for an alumni home-coming day. The plan was 
approved by the students, administration, and 
the alumni. All that remained was to put the plan into execution. 
The difficulty was that no student found enough time avail- 
able that could be devoted, even to such a meritous cause. It now 
appears that unless some organization, and logically the alumni 
association, is willing to plan the project, with student coopera- 
tion, it will never be realized. 

We hope that this project will not be abandoned. In the face 
of all la- ta willingness of all Involved, success of such programs 
at other colleges, the growing interest of the alumni — it seems 
Incomprehensible that such an event is not already in operation. 

AND THE As an aftermath of Mountain Day, several 

SENATE PAYS bills were presented to the college by property 

owners who suffered damages on that day. Lost 

livestock, and damaged fields were paid for by the student senate. 

It seems a waste of needed money, and poor spirit on the part 

of those responsible, that the senate was forced to perform this 


In the column last week the state- 
ment was made that "geting a good 
mark in a course was the most glor- 
ious and the highest achievement in 
my educational process." There are 
several weak-minded individuals who 
read this column, and do not accept 
this fact as a cardinal truth. 

These same persons point to several 
alleged achievements which come from 
study. They say intellectual curiosity 
is aroused and satisfied. They point 
to the increased knowledge that comes 
to those who study. The indicate that 
social approval accompanies good use 
of time in study. They state that 
study stimulates thinking. How to 
convince these persons that good 
grades are the only important reason 
for study is a great task. 

Curiosity is a condition gen- 
erally and rightfully thought of 
in connection with the extermin- 
ation of felines. As for the men, 
there are few in college who are 
intellectual for that capacity is 
an attribute of age, not of youth. 
Increasing knowledge is a futile 
purpose for studying, for the 
more one knows the more one 
forgets, and more one forgets 
the less he knows- If this pro- 
cess is carried on at a great pace 
the results will be akin to cyclic 
mania. This, certainly, is not the 
high ideal to be achieved from 

The proper use of time spent in 
study will not lead to any social ap- 
proval. In fact, instructors may de- 
velop a burning hate for you if you 
know too much. Your classmates 
classify you as a grind and social iso- 
lation, or the "silent treatment," is 
your lot. The idea that study stimu- 
lates thinking is the crude subterfuge 
of those persons who seek to cloak 
a mediocre piece of mental gymnastics 
with an aura of ponderous signifi- 
CMtce. They don't really beleive that 
thinking is stimulated for nowhere 
do they see a Newton or an Ohm or 
l Maxwell arise from among their 

There remain n<> other conclusions 
for any reasoning mind than that 
high marks are the greatest achieve* 
ment possible of attainment in an 

education. Those who prevent student* 

from getting good marks an 1 hamper- 
ing the process of education, and by 
so doing are undermining the very 
foundations of democracy. They are 
the insidious Fifth Column that will 

bring about the collapse of the Am- 
erican way of life. 

The most vicious force in this 
new American version of Ogpu 
are the proctors for whom much 
hatred is expressed- They prevent 
those students whose sole purpose 
for being in college is to get 
high grades from realizing their 
ambition. They persecute innocent 
students whose sole crime is at- 
Continued on Page 5 


Comes soon the time of year when sorority women lure the 
frosh into their houses and then proceed to turn dose a brand of 
razzle dazzle that would astonish Dale Carnegie. 

Last week facts and figures arrived at the Collegian office 
from the Maryland Diamondback (U. of Md.) concerning Sor- 
ority Rushing Week which is held earlier than it is here at State, 
High pressure friendship becomes as thick as Mississippi mud at 
the beginning; studies are lost in the turmoil; and finally the 
coed populace on campus takes a Bromo-Selzer and a sight of 

It appears that the sorority members are complaining 
because their studies interfere with rushing. A few weeks ago 
a Maryland sorority member wrote the editor to compose an 
editorial requesting the faculty that exams be scheduled some 
other time besides fraternity and sorority rushing weeks. 
The old-fashioned idea used to be that rushing interfered 
with studying. 

We realize — thunders the Diamondback editor — that a sor- 
ority must rush in order to perpetuate the life and prosperity of 
the organization. But do the sororities have to go about it in 
such a life-or-death, dog-eat-dog maner "that friendships of 
many years may be broken in the course of a week's rushing? 
Rushing COULD be made slightly less hysterical to the benefit of 
rushers and rushees alike. 

Perhaps the sorority members do not mind being driven 
into a state of temporary pledges broken and fewer dreams 
shattered if the Greeks slowed the pace a bit, and took time 
to consider their candidates more carefully. In other words, 
all you "fast" coeds please remove the pressure of your amaz- 
ing celerity from the bewildered rushees. 


This is your correspondent's personal story. It shows what 

four years of college can do for a man. Statistics showed that 

Hoover had 100 more student votes than Smith in 1932. And in 

1936 State College students again went Republican, voting for 

Landon and against F. D. R. 3-2 in a Collegian poll. Finally, last 

month, results from Collegian and other college polls showed that 

Continued on Vagt>'< 







liy Pels 

There have been a good many things 
bad and otherwise, said about the 
record market. If not popular, at 
least the song is notorious. People 
either like it very much, or hate it 
very, very much. At any rate, it was 
popular enough to have every band 
leader in the country run like the 
devil to get out a recording of it and 
clean up on those musical slot 

Now, when il should lie down 
and he buried like any ancient 
song which has run through its 
life span in live or six weeks, it 
being reincarnated with every- 
Ihing the same except the title. 
Will Rradlcy who's recording of 
'Heal Me Paddy" holds the dis- 
tinction of being the best record- 
ing of a worst song introduces a 
new tune with the same rhyth- 
mic hocus pom* called boogie- 
woogie. To hear the raves you'd 
think this rhythm was something 
new. when every dance pianist 
who doesn't need a yard of man- 
uscript paper tO read off knows 
the bouncing rhythm style as a 
fundamental of his craft. 
Kay McKinley sings the vocal on 
•his Columbia recording called, "Scrub 

by Kay 

Coed opinion last week si, 
three favorite suggestions for the 
naming of the new women's donnitorj 
Emily Dickinson, Dolly MadiHOC, ut 
Amelia Earhart in that order ' 
course the decision lies with the Ar 
umni Association, but we think they 
could find no name more appro 
than that of Emily Dickinson. 

We hate to hold a name— at- 
tached arbitrarily by parent*— 
against anyone, but Dolly MedsfM 
brings to mind approximate!) I 
do/en quips which might he I hi' 
unfortunate when applied to the 
young lady inmates of the dormi- 
tory. Amelia Earhart is of WW* 
a heroine but we wonder it ■yiM 
a noble and w idely-puMin/"! 
death warrants our Rawing " lir 
dormitory after her. 

Of course we are persona 
biased In favor of Emilj 

and we wish to avoid at all 
the Great Abyss of Sei 
(cf. Eng. r»i ) - But after ! 
Dickinson belongs to Ami 

rounding colleges have ri 

named for her but that 
reason why we cant have 

one can claim Emily Dick 
of Amherst have the right. 
this town, and if we may 

Me. Mama. With A Boogie Heat" 

Yes, I'm not kidding; I mean it. "Scrub I her poetry, she would hev< 

Me Mama, With A Boogie Heat". It's ' aproved the site of the < 
wide open, loose, and not too good, looking the hills with whi< 
In other words, it has all the elements so familiar 

necessary for quick popularity, . . 
and a quicker end. 

A better Columbia record, is Count I to name our new dormii 
Continued on Pngr S Dickinson Hall. 

This is her acre; we 
no greater tribute to her 

Many Fellowships Awarded To Members 

Of The Class Of 1939 At Graduate Schools 


Woodside Receives Reports on Activities of '39 Graduates 
in Advanced Courses; Harvard and University 
of Chicago Represented 


Communications must dtaj with fart and 
remain in rood lasts. Editorial discretion 
may roqnirc that any published communi- 
cation be signed. In every caas the writer 
must ba known to the editor-in-chief. 

e class of '3i> is well-represented 
. number of the better medical 
is. Quite a few of the high- 
[ng students of this class have 
,.il scholarships or fellowships 
and are now teaching or doing grad- 
uate work in Harvard Medical School, 
University of Chicago Medical School, 
Rsdcliffe, and LaSalle Junior Col- 

Donald Brown is at Harvard Med- 
ical School. He was awarded a schol- 
arship because of the high scholas- 
tic standing that he had attained at 
the end of his first year. 

Merton Wilson is at the University 
of Chicago Medical School, with a 
scholarship awarded him for the ex- 
cellent work he did during his first 
yea r. 

linger Cole, Richard Lee, and Har- 
old Gordon are doing graduate work 
in biology at Harvard, where they all 
have been awarded teaching fellow- 

xMiss Bettina Hall is now teaching 
at I.aSalle Junior College, after hav- 
ing spent a very successful year do- 
ing graduate work in biology at Rad- 
clitfe College. 



William Goodwin, Collegian radio 
reporter announced that the story of 
rubber would be the theme of the 
second radio program which will go 
on the air Wednesday afternoon from 
5:15 to 5:45 over the Western Col- 
onial Network. The history of the 
development of the rubber industry 
is centered around the life of Good- 
year and his notable achievements. 

The students participating in this 
broadcast are: Bob McCartney, 
George Hoxie, Marion Nagleschmidt 
John Hayes, and William T. Good- 
win. As an additional attraction, the 
Women's Glee Club will sing. 

The opening program of the Col- 
lege Radio Series was proclaimed a 
success by many listeners on campus. 
President Baker officially started the 
activities and then gave way to the 
future Jack Armstrongs and Orphan 
Annies. The program is produced by 
the students, and represents different 
groups of entertainers on campus. If 
you have hidden talent, the radio 
staff can use you, so drop around. 


THURS. and FRI. 








Plus: Travettalk. "San FianciMo" 

SAT., NOV. 9th 






Pate. Smith'B "Cat College 
• '•'lor Cartoon, "Milky Way" 
I-ntest Path* N»-w< 

SUN.-MON., NOV. 10-11 

•<>nt. Sun.-Mnn. 2-10:30 P.M. 



Declaring that the "forests can 
be brought back in New England," 
Dr. Hugh P. Baker, president of 
Massachusetts State college, discuss- 
ed the problem of conservation before 
the weekly meeting of the Northamp- 
ton Rotary club held last night in 
Hotel Northampton. Dr. Baker born 
and reared in northern Wisconsin, is 
a forester by profession and has done 
extensive forestry research work in 
this country and on the continent. 
Although his career has branched in- 
to broader fields, Dr. Baker maintains 
a keen interest in the conservation of 
our natural resources. 

Stating that forests in this country 
include more species than those in 
Continued on Page 5 

To the Editor: 

No one can deny that the Mass. 
State College Hort. Show was attrac- 
tive enough to give Amherst Week- 
End stiff competition this year. How- 
ever, 1 wonder how many realize that 
it was Stockbridge that did 85 per- 
cent of the work on the show for 
which Mass. State got 100 per cent 
credit. Now, I do think that if we 
are to draw upon the resourses of 
Stockbridge (and I don't see how we 
can get along without it) we might 
at least give credit where credit is 
due. So, if my two cents are worth 
anything at all, here's three long 
cheers for Stockbridge! ! 

"I go to State" 

Editor's note: Credit is fine, and 
Stockbridge certainly put in 
their work. But, we must assume 
that you are referring only to 
the execution of the main feature 
and omitting the many student 
exhibits. Furthermore, if you will 
read the press notices, you will 
find Stockbridge credited. 

We can not look at the Hort 
Show and Amherst week-end as 
"competition." If anything, Am- 
herst week-end swelled the at- 
tendance at the hort show slight- 
ly. They are hardly related en- 
ough to affect each other, how- 


Two Exhibits Now at Memorial Building and Goodell Library 

— Old Masters and Moderns Well Represented 

in Painting* 


Twenty-Eight Ereshmen Plan to 

Major in Chemistry, 

18 in Pre-Med 


down a „ 1U . V ^ 

Argentine way 





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ASTHE a ' 


Plus Thcxe . 


I ' -I'tlts 

flood Neighbor's Dilemma" 


Cui'toon News 


Amherst and Willlnmntown. Mass. 

Specialists In Colleg-e and School 

Hiffh Quality 


Serving William. C o I I e | e . Amherst. 
Mass. State. Stockbridge School of Agrir 
culture. Deerfleld Academy. 


It has been called to the attention 
of the Colli giav, that there is an epi- 
dt'inic of missing bicycles on campus. 

Many students have requested that 
bicycles be left alone or else drastic 
action will be taken. Some persons 
seem to try to make a habit of bor- 
rowing and then forget to return 
the things. There is a limit to every- 
thing and the situation must be 
cleaned up. Tom has lost count now 
because there is such a large num- 
ber missing. 

Several victims promise DO action 
if the bikes are returned promptly 
and apologetically, but if there are 
no results, a bicycle war will start 
immediately in full force. Some of 
the culprits are suspected and evi- 
dence is being collected for presen- 
tation soon. 

One lad is suspected of having re- 
tired and repainted a bike and riding 
to classes while the victim has to 
ride (if the thumbing is good) or 
walk. Many students have asked Tom 
for aid and he says that the "thieves" 
are to be given one last chance before 
the fireworks start and some people 
are disgraced. 

Thirty-three per cent of the pres- 
ent freshman class in Massachusetts 
State college are undecided as to the 
vocational interests they wish to pur 
sue. Twenty-eight of the freshmen 
boys are definitely interested in be- 
coming chemists of one kind or an- 
other, while forty-five more want to 
be future scientists but are undecided 
as to the specific field they will 
specialize in — whether it will be 
chemistry, botany, entomology, bac- 
teriology, physics, or general sc- 
ience with the intention of becoming 
teachers, laboratory assistants or re- 
search experts. 

The next two most popular pro- 
fessions among the boys are engineer- 
ing and medicine with eighteen stu- 
dents specifying interest in each field. 
Only twenty-one of the two hundred 
and forty-two boys in the class of 
'44 intend to major in agricultural 
fields such as veterinary science, 
animal husbandry, poultry a n d 
<Wry. Other vocational fields of in- 
terest to freshman men range from 
religious work to dentistry. 

Thirty three of the girls in the 
freshman class intend to be future 
Home Economist!; fifteen of these 
are definitely studying with the pur- 
pose of becoming dieticians. Scien- 
tific pursuits are also in high favor 
with the girls, as thirty-five of them 
have intentions of becoming scien- 
tists, or science teachers. Other fields 
interesting the girls range from math- 
ematics and engineering to medicine 
and occupational terapy. 



Headquarter* For 




143 Main St. Northampton 


With Name and Fraternity 



Speaking before a large audience 
Don Jose Hrowning, well known 
Springfield photographer, showed 
pictures and told of his experiences 
in news photography before the Am- 
herst Camera Club at the November 
1st meeting. 

The Print Competition resulted as 

Oenres — 
1. I). S. Lacroix— Oreat Expectations 
61 points, 2. R. L. Coffin —Halloween 
is Coming 58 points, & J. H. Vondell- 
Presenting 44 points 

Water Scenes 
1. 0, B, Snyder— Whitmore Landing 
97 points, 2. I\ T. Johnson— Lively 
Lady 77 point*, :*. Itev. W. K. Beards- 
ley Sundown 75 points. 
Amateur Class — 
LP. T. Johnson Upland Meadow 64 
points, 2. Miss Margaret Marsh Be- 
fore the Storm O.'i point*. 
New Officers Elected 
Precedent, Ralph E. Day, A.R.I'.S.; 
Vive Pres., Dr. LaRue Kemper; S,-c. 
John H. Vondell; Treas, Thornton 

Two art exhibits have invaded Mas- 
sachusetts State College. The first 
now on view at Memorial Hall, has 
as its theme "Sea and Shore." The 
other exhibit is the Columbus Plioto- 
graphic Society's Show decorating 
the walls of Goodell Library. 

The painting exhibit at Memorial 
Hall consists of 20 full size color re- 
productions of famous paintings by 
Homer, Whistler, Cezanne, Rembrant, 
and other accepted masters. The art 
of making reproductions from famous 
printing has developed tremendously. 
So accurate, in fact, has the process 
become that the reproductions are 
often more clean and clear than the 
original. Here at Memorial Hall, there 
are practically perfect copies of two 
of the finest water colors eve rpainted 
by Window Homer, also two of Ce- 
zanne's brightest and best, and a 
typical modern Rockwell Kent. 

Moving in with startling contrast, 
the Columbus Photographic Society's 
Show has now replaced the Boston 
City Club's exhibition in Goodetl Li- 
brary. Typically New England, the 
Boston Show was devoted to quite, 
charming scenes— and printed equally 
conservatively. However, the Colum- 
bus Show is strikingly modern. 
Strongly filtered, dark skies— spot- 
lighted portraits— low angle shows of 
construction all tend to round out an 
exhibit that holds interest. 

On the feature board is a striking 
example Of the type still photography 
produced in Hollywood. This print 
entitled "After Hurrell" is a quite 
successful attempt to emulate the ex- 
otic picture* produced by George Hur- 
rell, ace Hollywood portraitist of fem- 
inine charm. Two art exhibits on the 
campus at the same time give every- 
<>ne a chance to become familiar with 
the works of the world famous paint- 
W* Of ill ages and to see the iamous 
painting* that are rarely within the 
reach of common people. Also, the 
Photography exhibit in the Library 
is notable for its many fine portarits, 
a number of strong architectural 
studies, and still lifes- making a 
balanced show. These exhibitions are 
open to the public during college 
hours also evening and Sundays. 


Street and Evening 

With or Without 

Continued from Page 1 
Other events of the weekend in 
eluded the State- Amherst soccer 
game Friday afternoon which was 
exceptionally well attended and the 
Horticultural Show. The latter's at- 
tendance was slightly cramped by the 
rain Saturday, but Sunday easily 
made up fur it. A noteworthy point 
was the large number of alumni who 
returned for the weekend. The rain 
did impede activities a bit, but on the 
other hand gave an excellent excuse 
tor warding off cold and pneumonia. 
However, judging by the large ab- 
sentee lists passed in by p ro f„ for 
Monday morning*- classes, the pre- 
ventative measures were rather un- 
successful or else too successful. 

Miss Cutler's Gift Shop 

Stevens, Salon Chr. Grant & Snyder- 

'''"'< Director, Donald s. Ucrefej 

Executive Committee, Rev. 1} F 

Omrtln, H. Chapin Harvey, Rev' w* 

I''' , ;;: , :: W '^ ■*■ Theodore Sollerj 

Dr. Wallace F. Power*, 


•14 Main Street 

Bye* Examined Glasses Repaired 

I rescriptions Filled 

K you cannot come down for a delicious evening snack, be sure that you have a supply of cookies dourly,* 

or cakes to eat while you are doing your homework. ' k nf,JIS > 






AT ATLANTIC CITY On Dampness of Amherst Weekend 

Dean Machmer is President of 

the Eastern Association 

of College Deans 

Massachusetts State is u > have t,M ' 

honor of having its Dean preside over 
the twelfth annual meeting of the 

Eastern Association of College I Hans 
and Advisers of Men, when the or- 
ganisation, of which Dean Machroer 
is president, holds its 1940 session 
Atlantic City, on November 2.'i. 



theme of the current confer- 
ence is "Student Guidance." Two for- 
mal addresses are to be given in the 
morning session. "Trends in Student 
Guidance," by Dr. James A. McClin- 
tock of Drew University, and Dr. 
RobeH Hcrnreuter of Penn State 
will speak on "Student Guidance on 
various levels, techniques, and rea- 
sonable expectations." 

Following luncheon there will be 

i ii i- „.,„=;,,,. „f vjtiwli.nt before they came back. We listened 
a round table discussion ot Muiieni 

Guidance problems and methods of 

Dear Mother: 

Well, heir 1 am up in the infirm- 
ary. 1 went to Amherst weekend and 
got all wet, and what I mean wet! 
Hoy! Am 1 ever sick! I have to take 
little white pills, and the smoothest 
COUgh medicine. It tastes just like, I 

mean, it tastes like cough medicine. 
You know, I never knew that some 
of the boys had such nice voices, but 
when they got back to the dorm about 
nine o'clock Saturday night, they were 
all tinging, One boy didn't have a 
very good time. He came in crying. 
I felt so sorry for him. 

have been lots of people up there, 
because it is right near lover's lane. 
My, I'd like to take a class in i iding. 

Oh, mother, perhaps you'd better 
■end me some more money. We got 
our progress reports the other day, 
and I guess its about time I bought 
some books. Almost every one has 
them now. 

You know, mother, I went up to the 
new women's dorm the other after- 
noon. Remember what Registrar 
Lanphear said about Miss Skinner 
standing half way up the hill to ward 
off the fraternity boys? Well, she 

My goodness, everyone went to the i certainly will have to learn to run 
dances, even the minister. I guess he faster. There are lots of ways to get 
had his sister with him, but boy, was 
she nice! We just went to two of the 
fraternity houses, because it was so 

Majority of Students Fall in Line With Determination .'<• 
For a United Amercia — One Strong Republican 
Vows to Wear Pin Always 



State College as the rest 
world, has been in a state of 
ual excitement all week due 

such *■ *' 


national presidential 

Four Departments Cooperate to , some time ■"'"'• «*»«< 

Correlate Various with Willkie • <»' "Hooray fbi 

Courses Democrats" have been heard a- 

various students expressed 
the depart- political beliefs. The tension w 

up that hill. Of course I won't have 
any trouble, now that I go with a 
Smith girl. Smith girls don't take 

wet. We sat out in the car while the ; track. 

kids that went with us went in. You I Well, I guess I better get back in 
know, it didn't seem like any time j bed, because here comes the nurse. 

You know the only time I can write 

solving them. This will be interesting 
in its discussion of student morality 
and thought, and Dean Machmer has 
been fortunate in securing as speak- 
ers some of the most progressive ed- 
ucators of the East, among whom are 
Dr. Victor Butterfield of Wesleyan, 
son of the late President Kenyon Rut- 
terfield of M. S. C., and Dr. Nils Y. 
Wessell, who will explain a plan re- 
cently instituted at Tufts, whereby 
prominent high school seniors are in- 
vited as guests of the college to hear 
professors clarify the aims of their 
departments, and to hear Boston bus- 
inessmen express their preference for 
well-trained men, who incidentally 
might be Tufts graduates. The oppor- 
tunity facilitates the choice of a 
career and college for many pros 
pective students, and on the side gains 
the college a good class of freshmen. 

DR. P. CAST NOV. 30 

to the radio. 

Mother, you should see the sopho- 
mores when they have riding classes. 
They take rides up in the woods in 
back of Thatcher, and one boy got 
lost up there the other day. He was 
lost the longest time. And there must 

is when that man from Lewis Hall 
comes over and she has to talk to 
him. I guess he has some sort of 
chronic disease. He's always here. 
Well, here she comes. 

Love and kisses, 


Students Among Winners of Various Awards 
For Fine Displays at Horticultural Show 

Scientific Honorary Society To 

Hold Talk at Old 



Dr. P. R. Gast of Harvard Uni- 
versity will speak on "The Interpre- 
tation of Growth Curves" at the fall 
open meeting of Sigma Xi, Wednes- 
day, Nov. 80 at 8:UH p.m. in the Old 

Dr. Gast, a member of the science 
department of Harvard, is now work 
ing on the basic problems of the Har- 
vard Forest. For the past few years, 
Dr. Gast has been analyzing mathe- 
matically the growth of seedlings. He 
has also carried out extensive re- 
search in measuring the intensity of 

Sigma Xi is an honorary society of 
scientific men who have shown anility 
and contributions in their own fields. 
The chapter of this national society- 
was fomded at Massachusetts State 
College in HW8. Dr. Charles Peters 
is the present president. 



The combined forces of the Busi- 
ness and Editorial Boards ofthe ( '«/- 
h'(/i(t)i will meet Tuesday evening at 
8in the Collegian Office. Many im- 
portant questions of policy and meth- 
ods for improvement will be discuss- 
ed. All members are asked to be pres- 
ent as this meeting will bring out 
faults and plans to remedy the sit- 
uation will be made. 

William Dwytr will report on his 
findings in the present conference in 
I letroit, Mich. 

This is one of the few joint meet 
Ingl when all Collegian matters are 
considered and all problems are acted 

upon by bothe departments. 

Roger H. Lindsey, acting business 
manager, will give ■ report >f the 

financial status of the publicatii n and 
the progress made by the Business 


Those twelve competitors reonth 

appointed to the staff as temporarj 

members are also asked to he present. 

Winners in the undergraduate dis 
plays were announced as follows: In- 
formal character garden, 1st, Betty 
Desmond of Simsbury, Ct., and 
George Feiker of Washington, D. C.J 
2d, Henry Thompson and Richard M. 
Smith of Southwick; lid, Marion 
Freedman of Brookline and Vivian 
Henschel of Boston. 

Formal character garden, 2d, Urn- 
berto Motroni of Boston and Tracy 
Slack of North Amherst. 

Miniature character garden, 1st, 
Frank Bagge of Hyde Park; 2d, 
Celeste Dubord of New Bedford, 
June Kenny of Palmer, Marion John- 
son of Millbury and Mary Callahan 
of New Bedford; Jid, Rufus Hilliard 
and Stephen Barton of Stockbridge. 

Oriental display, 1st, Bradford 
Marson Greene of Springfield, Sally 
Nielson of Needham, Louis Heer- 
tnance of New Haven, Ct., Harold 
Mosher of Sterling and William Mc- 
intosh of North Amherst; 2d, Rus- 
sell Clark of Worcester; 3d, Raymond 
Thayer of Duluth, Minn. 

Flower display, 1st, Marion Rum- 
gay of North Adams; 2d, Salvatore 
Sestito of Cohasset; Sd, Stephen Bar- 
ton of Amherst. 

Bowl arrangements of chrysanthe- 
mums 1st, Vivian Henschel of Bos- 
ton; 2d, Peggy Everson of North 
Amherst; :id, Dorothy Watt of Hol- 

Vase arrangement, 1st, Peggy Ev- 
erson; 2d, Katherine Callanan of 
Hraintree; .'id, LeForest Gray of Ac- 

Winter bouquet, 1st, Raymond 
Thayer; 2d, Katherine Callanan. 

Fruits and vegetables in chopping 
bowl, Charlotte Abbey; 2d, Katnerine 

Arrangements of Mowers in Jap- 
anese style, 1st, Raymond Thayer of 
Duluth, Minn.; 2d, Vivian Henschel; 
3d, Dorothy Watt of Holyoke. 

Terrarium, 1st, Ruth E. Gushee; 
dish garden, 1st, Henry T. Hollihan; 
2d, Raymond Thayer; 3d, LeForest 

Class 1, vase of three blooms, ex- 
hibition type: White, Mount Holyoke 
college; pink, Mount Holyoke college; 

yellow, Reginald Carey; bronze, 

Mount Holyoke college; any other 
color. Mount Holyoke college; vase of 
three blooms, commercial type; Pink, 
Reginald Carey; yellow, Alfred Dun 

Class "J, best single specimen bloom, 
Reginald Carey. 

Class 3, vase of six blooms, exhibi- 
tion type: White, Mount Holyoke; 
pink, Mount Holyoke; yellow, Mount 
Holyoke; bronze, Mount Holyoke; 
any ot her color. Mount Holyoke; vast 

of six blooms, commercial type: 
White, Massachusetts state college; 

yellow, Alfred E. DunlopJ six varie- 
ties, Massachusetts state college, 
Class I, best vase of chrysanthe- 

mums arranged for effect: Won by 
Rutler & Ullman of Northampton. 

Class 5, best basket of cut chrys- 
anthemums, won by Butler & Ullman. 

Class <!, vase of button pompons, 
six sprays: Pink, John C. Buckley, 
Holyoke; yellow, Charles Anderson, 
Easthampton; bronze, Butler & Ull- 
man; any other color, Butler & Ull- 

Class 7, vase of pompons, one and 
one-half or more inches in diameter, 
six sprays; White, Alfred E. Dunlop; 
pink, Alfred E. Dunlop; yellow, 
George H. Sinclair; any other color, 
George H. Sinclair. 

Class 8, vase of pompons, six dis- 
budded blooms: White, Smith college; 
pink, George H. Sinclair; any other 
color, Butler & Ullman. 

Class 9, vase of six sprays, decora- 
tive: white, George H. Sinclair; pink, 
Reginald Carey; yellow, Reginald 
Carey; bronze, George H. Sinclair; 
any other color, Butler & Ullman. 

Class 11, vase of six sprays, ane- 
mones: white, Alfred E. Dunlop; 
pink, Alfred E. Dunlop; bronze, G. O. 
lames, Haydenville; any other color, 
Reginald Carey. 

Class 12, vase of six disbudded ane- 
mones: all won by George H. Sin- 

Class 13, vase of six sprays, sin- 
gles: pink, Reginald Carey; yellow, 
Butler & Ullman; bronze, G. (). Jones; 
any other color, George H. Sinclair. 

Class 14, vase of six disbudded sin- 
gles: All won by George H. Sinclair. 

Class 16, one specimen hush plant: 
Won by Mount Holyoke. 

Class 17, six bush plants: Won by 
G e o r ge H. Sinclair. 

Class 1!», three standard plants: 
Won by George H. Sinclair. 

Class 20, three cascade plants: Won 
by Massachusetts State college. 

Class 21, one specimen cascade 
plant: Won by Mount Holyoke col- 
lege. (This plant also won special cul- 
tural mention.) 

Class 23, best group of plants, Chry- 
santhemums predominating: Won by 
Smith college. 

Class 24, best commercial display: 
Won by Butler & Ullman. 

Class 2o, vase of 12 carnations: 

ment of engineering and the depart- 
ments of forestry, chemistry, and 
bacteriology at Massachusetts State 
College has made available increased 
opportunity for special training of 
students in general engineering cours- 
es, it has been announced by Presi- 
dent Hugh P. Baker. 

New Plan 
"The plan," according to Dr. Bak- 
er, "looks toward further integra- 
tion of subject matter courses to 
meet the needs of individual stu- 
dents. It provides a new flexibility 
to the curriculum which may point 
the way to further developments in 
our whole educational philosophy." 

Cutting across department lines, 
forestry will contribute courses in 
structural properties of various 
woods, methods of wood utilization, 
and the place of the forest in public 
health engineering, according to Prof. 
Robert P. Holdsworth, head of the 
forestry department. 

New Chemistry Courses 
Chemistry will make available 
courses seeking to familiarize- the 
general engineering student with 
chemical applications of his work, 
states Dr. Walter S. Ritchie, head of 
this department. 

Certain courses in bacteriology and 
public health, under the direction of 
Dr. Leon A. Bradley, head of the 
department, will instruct the en- 
gineering student in sanitary prob- 
lems, such as sewage treatment, so 
that the engineer building a sewage 
disposal plant, for instance, may un- 
derstand its function and theory and 
thus avoid faults in planning which 
might retard or prevent proper 
chemical and bacteriological action in 
the plant. 

Engineering Department 
The department of engineering, on 
the other hand, will make certain 
courses available to students major- 
ing in these other departments, states 
George A. Marston, assistant profes- 
sor of engineering. 

The forestry student, for example, 
may learn surveying and the prin- 
ciples of simple structures. He may 
study the relationship of forests on 
watersheds to the public health en- 
gineer's problems. 

The chemistry student studying for 
industrial work may obtain courses 
in general engineering which will 
make his particular work of greater 
practical value in its industrial ap- 

The student of bacteriology or pub- 
lic health may obtain familiarity with 
the engineering problems in construc- 
tion of public health faciilties and 
understand more fully the limitations 
of construction methods which must 
be considered in planning public 
health programs. 

Experience is Goal 
Preliminary experience with this 
cooperative arrangement has already 
proved the practicability of the plan, 
according to Professor Marston, and 
the present year will see further 

progress toward increasing oppor- 
tunities for specialisation through 
selection of courses from the various 
cooperating departments. 

ticularly strong all day Tuesda;, 
students grouped around radios 
into the night. Now that the eld 
results are known the students, I 
ing had definite views before, I 
most decided reactions. 


Most of the students seems to U- 
happy that Roosevelt won because 
they feel that the government need] 
an experienced man for a leader 15 
time of crisis. George Kaplan '44 
says the result was no surprise to 
him. He knew it all along. Benin, 
Freitas is another person who had 
inside information. He prophesied at 
the beginning of the week that it 
would be "Roosevelt by a landslide." 
Donald Allan, pleased at the outcast 
of the election because he won fifty 
cents, hasn't quite decided how t<, 
spend it. 

Not all the students have such 
cheerful reactions, however. Matty 
Ryan and Dick Coffin are both ven 
unhappy that Browder didn't win. 
They are both greatly puzzled us te 
how the union is going to survive 
without his guidance. 

The girls are as vehement in then 
reactions as the boys are. Jean Wash- 
burn, the heartiest Republican in the 
Abbey, has sworn that she will al- 
ways wear her Willkie pin even if 
he did get beaten by Roosevelt. Mari- 
on Freedman, telling of the reactions 
of the women in North College, says 
that, in general, the Democrats gloat, 
"I told you so," while the Republicans 
say the world is going to the dogs. 

This it seems that most of the stu 
dents (those that wanted Roosevelt, 
anyway) feel that the right man was 
elected. The others having given way 
to their feelings, are trying to recon- 
cile themselves to the fact that Room 
velt was elected. 

Unexpressed, but generally felt, 
was that college students, as an in 
telligent class, would at least bt 
resolute in their determination for a 
united United States. 


Student Committee Prepares 

Program; President Baker 
a Speaker 

White, light pink, dark pink, am 

scarlet: Won by A. E. Dunlop; varie- Butler & Ullman. 

gated, E, B. Kelly, South iladley '"lass 81, best display of cut roses: 

Palls; 2't assorted, A. ES. Dunlop; best Won by Montgomery Rose Growers. 
Vase or basket for effect) Reginald! ClaSi '■'<■', best table decorations: 

Carey. Table set for four, Richard T. Muller, 

Class 2<!, vase of 12 snapdragons : gardener for Mrs. George B. Chur- 

White, pink, anil yellow, won by Bui- ;ni " °' Amherst. 
ler A Ullman; bronie, Charles / n 

The first in the current series of 
student radio broadcasts was pre- 
sented yesterday afternoon from :1 
to 5:45 over stations WMAS, WHAI. 
and WSYB. The program consist.: 
of selections by student musical or- 
ganizations, a brief talk by I'pM'I' 1 ' 
Hugh P. Baker, and a dramati/aticr. 
of an incident in the work of I' r 
Alexis Carrel — the characters in the 
skit being portrayed by George Hc*» 
Peg Stanton, John Vondell, *<** 
Hayes, and Mason Gentry 

These programs, which are to > 
a regular Wednesday afternoon w 
ture over the same stations, will B* 8 * 
week present some product of rtU(W 
achievement. The broadcasts weM '"" 
gun last year in the form of an ex- 
periment, and are being contii lea ; 
half-hour affairs this year. 


class 27. vase of 12 gardenias, But 

ler & Ullman. 

Class 29, 25 sweet peas, mixed: 
Won by Vernon A. Doty of West 

Sprir 'ne'i 1 

Class ■".(», 12 camellias: Won 1>\ 

Class 34, one specimen fern other 
than Boston fern : Won hy Smith 

Class 8(1, six best ferns of one 

kind. Boston type excluded : Won by 
Sr-dth college, 

Class 38, one ■pecimen cyclamen: 
w tin I j Reginald Carey, 

Class 39, six best cyclamen 
by Butler & I'llman. 

Class 12, six any other n( 
plants: Butler £ Ullman. 

Class 48, short yellow I 
Reginald Carey; six red ■ 
Butler & Ullman. 

Class 15, best display of i 

R. A. McLeod of William- 
Class 16, besl display of i 
succulent plants in varft * 
II. Sinclair, 



\ i 



l'oultr> Science Club 

e annual election meeting of 
. try Science Clubs, the follow- 
ficers were elected: Howard 
t, President; Charles Sty ler, 
resident; and George Yale, Sec- 
rer- The next meeting will be 
red soon. 

cycle with a red frame, chro- 
mudguards, and a big basket. 
are on the mudguard. 

eussion. Refreshments will be served. 

At this meeting, a chairman and 

I secretary will be chosen. Due of 

these officers will he from Stockbridge, 
and the other fr<>m State. After this 
meeting, meetings will he held twice 
a month. 

Scholarship Day 
There are a number of scholarship 





programs available at 

Office for those seniors 
who would like them. 

French Club 

French Club meeting will be 
f»:45 instead of 7 p.m. this week. 
Alpha Lambda Mu 

Alpha Lambda Mu takes pleasure 
in announcing the pledging of Henri- 
etta Krerzko '43. 

Monday night first and second de- 
grees were given to the folowittg 
pledges as part of joining the sorority: 
Laurel Wheelock, Beverly Bigwood, 

PhyliSB Morgan, Helen Haclfahoit, 

Janet Milner, Phylis Tower, and Fran- 
' ces (iassoti. 

Week-end guests of the sorority 
were Rosa Kohls, Anna Banus, Marg- 
aret Firth, all '40- 


A meeting of the junior and senior 
members of the INDEX will be held 
The "b" section of hygiene 1 for tonight at 7:00 p.m. Attendance is 
freshmen men will have its first meet- required since a vote will be held on 
ing at 3:46 p.m. next Tuesday, Nov. tne new INDEX constitution, ami 
12. in Goessmann Auditorium. All Doris Johnson '41 will be considered 
freshmen men who have not yet fur membership after a six-weeks 
taken the hygiene course will please tr ' a ' period. 
report for class Tuesday. 

Club Affairs Club 
There will be a meeting next Tues- 
day evening at 7:30 p.m. in the old 
ch&pel. Dr. Carey will speak on, 
What next in the Far East?" 
The club will meet Wednesday night 
a' 7:80' There will be a speaker. 
Entomology Club 

the mudguard. If 
!!,,;. [dease return to or inform Pres- 
j,,,, Burnham, 

New England Council 
Students interested in attending 
its of the New England Council 
, n; ,v make arrangements through the 
president's office. Sessions cover in- 
dustn, recreation, forestry, agricul- 
ture, and community development. 
Carnegie Room 
The Carniegie Room has a number 
m t dings of the "Barber of Se- 
ville" which will be played for those 
planning to attend the opera either 
in Springfield or Pittsfield next week. 



Mated Educator, Author, and Literary Critic to Lecture in Chapel 

Auditorium on 'The Pine Arts in 

a Democracy 


Several members of the Massachu- 
setts State College faculty are active- 
ly interested in the Boy Scouts of 
America as was indicated by the re- 
cent election of officers in that organ- 

Dr. M. E. Freeman was elected dis 

There will be a meeting of the club 
tonight Movies entitled "Beetles and t,ict commissioner in the Hampshire- 
Spiders," will be shown, followed by Franklin District. He is professor of 
King on summer work. The public organic chemistry at State having 
talks by Hamilton Laudani and Edwin succeeded Dr. Joseph S. Chamber- 
is invited. lain. Another officer to be elected from 
Freshman Forum th e chemistry department is Dr. Wal- 
The freshman forum will hold their ter S - Ritchie, head of the Depart- 
WCond meeting November 17, at 7:30. men t and Goessmann professor of 
The meeting will be open to both Chemistry. He has been elected to the 
State and Stockbridge freshmen. Ten- ' )f)st °^ financial chairman of the com- 
ative plans have been made to have m ittee. 

a member of the faculty lead the dis- Dr. William Vinal head of the 

- 1 recreational planning section, was HT 
elected to the position of leadership 
and training chairman. Other members 
of the State faculty who hold posts 
in the organization are: Dr. Leon 
Bradley of the bacteriology depart- 
ment, who is health and safety 
chairman; and Dr. Ralph A. Van 
Meter of the horticulture department 
who leads the health and safety sec- 

Prof. Stevenson Smith 



The following letter has been receiv- 
ed by Dr. Clarence W. Eastman from 
Mr. Waddell, director of accounts, rel- 
ative to the question as to whether 
members of the town Finance Com- 
mittee, who are members of the State 
College faculty, are barred from serv- 
ing in that capacity by the Hatch Act. 

"I have your letter of November 
first and since I know very little 
about the Hatch Act, I took your 
letter to the Counsel for the Senate. 
We read over the act in a general 
way and I am thoroughly convinced 
that it in no way applies to members 
of your finance committee, because 
of the mere fact that they receive a 
salary from the State and the Federal 
Government contributes toward the 
service. I can see no real connection 
between the Hatch Act and the free 
service they render as members of 
yonr finance committee." 


Amherst, Smith Students Work 
on Production of "Jonah 

and the Whale" 


Next to Well worth's 

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Equipped With 

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College Drug Store 

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Continued from Page 1 

Prof. Troy, and the Kappa Sigma 
Glee Club. 

This year's "Campus Varieties" 
surpassed the first in rewards and 
enthusiasm. A profit of approximate 
ly $100 has been r e p o rted by the 
chairman, Don Allan. 

A disguised master of ceremonies 
intrigued the audience even after his 
moustache tickled his lips beyond his 
endurance, revealing the tall, lanky, 
twirler, Ace Thayer, who led a fast, 
inspired cast through moods of frolic 
and debauchery. 

The "Varieties" was really varie- 
ties this year, making a hard target 
to hit again next year. However, its 
primary purpose fulfilled, the right 
kinds of students find undreamed of 
Opportunities to become sons in our 
growing Alma Mater. 

Professor S. Stephenson Smith, ed 
ucational counselor for- the American 
Soctet) of Composers, Authors and 
Publishers, author, educator, lecturer 
and theater eritic, will deliver a lee 
ture November 12, at 4:80 p.m. in 

the Old Chapel, Massachusi-t ts Stats 

College on u The Pine Arts in a De 

mocracy." This Lj one in the regular 

scries of programs arranged for 
every Tuesday afternoon by the Pine 
Arts Council, 

I'rof.ssor Smith is one of the lead- 
ing lecturers and writers on contem- 
porary developments in the tin,, arte. 
He has been teacher of English and 
comparative literature since 1926 at 

the University of Oregon from which 

he is now on leave and for several 
years he has been in growing demand 
as a radio and forum lecturer and 
after-dinner speaker on the theater 

and allied subjects 

His latest hook, "Modern Social 

and Political Comedy," now in pub- 
lication, is awaited as a colorful ac- 
count of the recent developments in 
the lighter theater, other works in- 
clude "The Craft of the Critic, wide- 
ly accepted as SUthoriativa guide to- 
critical appraisal of the aits; "The 
Command of Words," and "Th,. Style 
Rttle." He has written also numer- 
ous magazine articles on kindred sub- 

Professor Smith, a Rhodes scholar, 
is a member of the national council' 
of the American Association of t'ni- 
versity I'rofessors, and a memher of 
the Modern Language Association of 
America, Philological Association of 
the Pacific Coast, Authors League of 
America, and League of American 
Writers. While teaching at the t'ni- 
versity of Oregon, Professor Smith 
staged numerous original college mu- 
sical comedies. His production of the 
Mekkar's Open was widely heralded 
as tin- most notable collejr,. prescnta- 
Evans '41, tion of that famous old show. 

In his lecture on "The Pins Arts 

The cast <>t over 50 Amherst and 
Smith undergraduates who have been 

conducting dress rehearsals this week 
for the opening performance Thurs- 
day night of James Bridie's comedy 
of "Jonah and the Whale," hy the 
Amherst College Masquers, Includes 
the following who will have leading 
parts: John B. Bean '41, as Jonah; 
Wallace Alexander '48, as the whale's 
voice; John H. Keber '42 j Joseph II. 
Firman 'II; George C. Shenk '48; 

Albert H. Dunn '48; Robert M. 
Byrne '42; John V. Whicher '41, of 

Amherst; Shirley Mailer, Smith 'II; 
Cavaila Humphrey, Smith '11; Elisa- 
beth H. Zabriskie, Smith Ml; L. Eliz- 
abeth Stover, Smith '48; and Hernice 
V. Lewis, Smith '48, The play will be 
directed hy Prof. Curtis Canfield. 

Incidental music, written by Her- 
bert Kingsley especially for this pro- 
duction, will doubtless add to the en- 
joyment of the audience. Mr. Kings- 
ley, who has written all the incidental 
music for Alfred Lunt and Lynn 
Pontanne, has expressed in this 
music the same mixture of modernism 
and ancient Hebrew melancholy and 
despair that Bridie has woven into 
his play. A musical finale at the end 
of the first act changes from a sort 
of dirge to a joyous near-wing rhythm 
toward the end as the people throw 
off the depression caused by Jonah's 
dire prophecies. Mr. Kingsley has 
come to Amherst to direct in person 
a small orchestra consisting of David 
Jewett '42, and Adolph Zink '4.'L clar- 
inets; John B, Zimmer '4.'t, piano; 
Douglas Kellogg '11, Oboe; and Mark 
Maker '42, and Charles 

Tickets are on sale this week at the 'in a Democracy" 
Kirby Theater box office between 2 {dwells OH the Importance of safe- 
arid ., p.m. and seats may be reserv- guarding the intellectual properties 
ed by celling 1050. After dosing its of composers and writers who in a 
Amherst run next Monday night, the democracy are without the suhsidies 

play will he repeated in the Smith 

College student Building in North- 
ampton on November 18 and 19, 





"'a sky 
«y No. 4 in F Minor 
Album l»M.-?27--Price $8.50 

'" ni, i the Wolf 
Album DM660 Price 88.50 
1 Wu«ic of Johann Strauss 
DM262— Price $6.50 

American Music 
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Paige's Service 

(Next to Post Office) 


Socony Products 


2f>. r > Northampton Road 
f'ndrr \'rw Management 


w.' Also ^wxv Breakfast, Dinners 

and Suppers at Reasonable Pates 

Continued from Page t 
Basle's Ofceh waxing of a two side 
Offering, "The World Is Marl". This 
is an instrumental number to please 
who sit down and listen to 
what's going on It's full of sock 
Basle piano, good solo work, and 
rhythm ensemble. Altogether, some- 
thing worth listening to for a longer 
time than usual. 

provided under other forms of gov- 

ernment for persons of genius. Ho 
will discuss particularly the protec 

tion afforded American creative gen- 
ius under the much mooted United 

States Copyright law. 

This lecture is one of a series 

which Smith is giving throughout the 
country before club and college 
ences erhlie at the same time he is 

making for the American Society of 
Composers, Authors and Publisheri a 

first-hand inquiry into regional and 
Campus activities in the creative and 
interpretive arts. 

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To keep this week's column on 
the technique anjjlc. Victor has 
released a swing classic waxed 
by Duke Ellington. "Rumpus In 
Richmond", and "In A mellotone". 
Both sides are Ellington all the 
way through. The pace is med- 
ium, the (hording is close, the im- 
agination is great, and the total 
effect is an incomplete under- 
standing, nhich means you play 
it again and again. You cant hear 
it all on the first or second spin. 


College Store 

Everything for the Student 


Soda Fountain 

Student Supplies 

Manners and Souvenirs 
Rooks and 



Comiinmtd from Page 2 
ideal. Only yesterday a proctor 
let slip the remark that he "could- 
n't take down seat numbers fant 
enough." Thirty-eight were nab- 
bed in one fell swoop. 
What is the result. Student moral.- 
is shattered. Long faces replace .are 
free smiles Slinking lone wolves with 
shifty eyes are seen entering exam.s 
where once guileless students saunter 
ed. This is the slat.- to which the 
Student* who will he the democracy of 

tomorrow have been furcd to descend. 

And these proctors are the real 

emies <>f 



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by Irving Rabinovitz 

The "Gay Nineties," we call them 
in America, those halcyon days of the 
last decade of the nineteenth century. 
An age of expansion, of high hope, 
when Nationalism had flowered into 
Imperialism. But it was an exores- 
cence rooted in decay, the social or- 
der, which had reached its most ad- 
vanced stages in Europe, bore a bit- 
ter fruit and yielded a bitter har- 
vest. It required the flames of the 
First World War to sear the golden 
raiment of "civilization" and expose 
the underlying basis, the sordidness 
and bestiality of the social structure. 

Turning to the music of Cesar 
Auguste Franck, or "Father Franck" 
as he was called by his colleagues and 
students, lofty austerity and serenity 
are discovered as the dominant moods 
running through all his work. "Pre- 
lude, Chorale and Fugue," a recent 
Columbia Masterworks release, sym- 
pathetically played by Egon Petri, 
is one of the two compositions for 
piano solo that Franck composed in 
his maturity. One is made aware of 
the deeply religious character of the 
old organist of St. Clotilde's in 
Paris. Written at the age of r>8, only 
two years before his greatest work, 
the Symphony in I) Minor, this piano 
solo is the product of a man, advanc- 
ed in years, but with the vital spark 
of creativeness still unquenchcd. 

Franck's work is serene but not 
spectacular, imbued with spiritual el- 
evation, but lacking the drama of 
emotion, a true reflection of his char- 
acter. He was not the pushing sort, 
he was content to await the judg- 
ment of posterity, if he could not gain 
the appreciation of his contemporar- 
ies. This recognition was slow in 
coming, however, for, nearly a score 
of years after Franck's death in 
1800, R. A. Streatfield's "Modern 
Music and Musicians," published in 
190(1, contains not a single reference 
to Franck or any of his compositions. 

Modern critics regard him as the 
founder and leader of the modern 
national school of France. The Gallic 
character of his work is demonstrat- 
ed in its extreme lyricism, but, illus- 
trating the dialectical unity of op- 
posites is his utilization of the rev- 
olutionary innovations of the German 
experimenters in harmony. But fun- 
damentally, the music of Cesar 
Franck is rooted in the religious 
chant, and his writing, whether for 
the instruments, or for the orchestra, 
is a magnification of that chant by 
means of modern harmony and coun- 

This work stands with Frank's 
"Symphonic Variations" among the 
masterpieces of piano literature. The 
Chorale follows More's dictum," . . . 
the fashion of the melody doth so 
represent the meaning of the hing." 
It contains a bell-like theme of fall- 
ing fourths, ami rising seconds, con- 
veying an impression of distant 
church chimes, heard from a mountain 
top. It is .suffused with pious mysti- 
cism, profound, searching seriousness, 
often toeing itself in brooding, 


Montgomery Florists Steal Show with Exhibit — Rain Limits The 

Attendance — Giant Chrysanthemums Excite 

Attention And Admiration 

Continued from Paye 1 for which the wealthy Japanese pays 

space 50 by 90 feet, attracted par- over $100, as we could. The idea 

ticular attention. Every stone, every seemed so huge when we projected 

tree, the position of the small bridges, it at first that it was temporarily 

the shape of the gnarled trees cop- 
ies in this garden all have special 
significance in the Shinto religion — 
the religion of old Japan. 

The five hills which gracefully form 
a high back-drop for the winding sand 
lake in the lower foreground, all are 
accorded definite places in the 
religion. Curiously-shaped stones 
whose position and contours are di- 
rectly specified were carefully placed 
where the dead may rest on their as- 
cent to heaven. 

To the right of the large Shinto 
gateway, called the torri, was a flat 
stone called the "Perfect View Stone." 
Here the devout secure their all-en- 
compassing view of the entire garden 
or entry way to heaven. The Moon 

abanned. Now, however, I think we 
have honestly constructed a fitting 
theme for this marvelous show that 
the visitors will not soon forget." 

Formal and informal displays cov- 
ering 100 square feet arranged by 
students in the Horticultural Division 
were noteworthy in appearance. In 
the class for formal displays, Um- 
berto Motroni and Tracy Slack, por- 
traying a corner of a formal garden 
with brick steps leading up to a paved 
terrace edged with a white balus- 
trade, were given a second award. 

A miniature formal garden with its 
marble figurine and benches, its 


By Milton 

On Thursday, November 5, 1940, the F. D. R., and that, we quote from 

American people elected Franklin 
Delano Roosevelt to the presidency 
of the United States for a third term, 
contrary to a tradition which has 
been in existance ever since the found- 
ing of the Republic. Even at the time 
of our present hurry to beat the Col- 
legian dead-line, Wendell Willkie still 
refuses to make a formal concesesion 
of defeat, even though the Solid South 
and such former Republican hopes 
as New York, Massachusetts, Rhode 
Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illin- 
ois have already been safely deter- 
mined as Democratic. All the Pacific 
and Mountain States also have placed 
their faith in F. D- R. thereby definite- 
ly establishing at this time, 6:45 A. M. 
Wednesday, that no changes or shifts 
in votes could prevent Mr. Roosevelt's 
electorial vote from being at least 

of a waterfall where the faithful may in the c , ags of displays of minia ture 450. Our deepest respect to you, Mr. 

rest before continuing their journey, 

all were placed on the surface of the 

colored sand pond. Each article, the 

trees, the garden well, the snow-view 

lantern and the many other features 

were all faithfully reproduced 

spacious green lawn with central 
pool and bodering formal flower beds, 

— „ ---„ ^ts enclosing box hedge was arranged 

Shadow stone, the Pedestal stone, the in scale by Frank Bagge and Bud 
Idling stone, which was at the foot onaf rhue who were awarded first prize 


In the informal displays, a wood- 
land spring, realistically showing an 
oozing pool of spring water in a 
rustic setting, was arranged by Botty 
Professor Robertson emphasized, Desmond and George Feiker who 
"We tried to find stones in the Con- ' were Presented with the Landscape 
necticut valley that come as close to 1 Club's silver cup for first place in 
the original Japanese sacred shapes, ! tllat c,ass - 

Willkie, for having fought so con- 
tinously. Now we must put aside all 
partisanship and face the problems 
of the future, resolved to unite as 
a nation for the sake of our existance. 
Yes, if we cock an eye in the right 
direction, we can easily see that our 
existance will shortly be imperiled, so 
let's cut out the argumentation boys, 
and brace ourselves for the coming 


tion is still the bye-word in this 

Outstanding List of Experts in Field of Poultry Husbandry country. Obviously, the future will not 

Secured As Speakers For Annual School to Be held on bring any direct threats to our shores, 

„ m 4.- xt i io at first, but rather will it mean at- 

Campus Starting November 13 

Combing instruction in theory with 
down-to-earth practical demonstra- 
tions the thirteenth annual Poultry 
Breeders' School at Massachusetts 
State College (mens November 18 for 
a three-day session under the direc- 
tion of Dr. Raymond T. Parkhurst, 
head of the poultry department. 

The school offers an intensive 
course covering poultry genetics, 
breeding problems, and discussion of 
specific projects suggested from the 
experience of members of the class. 
The courses annually draw students 
from all New England, New York, 
New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. 

Non-resident instructors who will 
assist at the school this year include 
such well known scientists and poul- 
trymen as Dr. M. A. Jull, head of tht 
poultry department of the University 
of Maryland; Dr. H. H. Plough, pro- 
fessor of genetics at Amherst Col- 
lege, Dr. H. I). Goodale, geneticist at 
Mount Hope Farm, Williamstown; 
A. C. Lawton, prominent R. 0. P« 
breeder of Foxboro, Mass.; J. S. Ben- 
nett, instructor in poultry husbandry 
at Essex County Agricultural School, 
Hathorne, Mass. 

Speakers and demonstrators from 
the industry itself include E. B. Par 
mentor of Franklin, J. J. Warren of 


establishment of Axis 

. -tempts at 
North Brookfield, Eben Wood °* , power in the colonies of France, Hol- 
West Brigewater, Donald Crooks Of bj „ perhaps England, in the 
North Brookfield, George Treadwell ■ Weatern Hemisphere, in defiance of 
of Spencer, Maurice Eugley of North ^ Monroe Doctrine . Latin-American 
Reading, Homer Rowell of b rove land, C(>untrie8 are w „ rried . Last wee k, 
and Glen Shaw of Palmer, all of WashinKton assU red representatives of 
Massachusetts. the ma j or countries that the slogan 

for all twenty-one republics would 

be, "All for one, one for all." Yes, 

we'll need their natural resources in 
hurst. This is the first time that the OU r coming "defense of the Americas." | attack ^' a J^^^SSttT* 
school has included consideration of They certainly cannot offer us much ™™^\ . , .. ... ^V a|! 

Some attention this year will also 
be paid to the problems of the turkey 
raiser, it was explained by Dr. Park- 

radio, broadcast directly from Spain. 
"Since the only ones who supi. >rte<i 
Roosevelt are gangsters who have 
turned from bootlegging to running 
labor unions, we cannot now hope 
for friendship with America." Frotr. 
the latest Associated Press tabula- 
tion, it seems that nearly 60 per cent 
of our voting population are gang- 
sters. Tush, tush, Spain, tush. 

Now for some general bits of inter- 
est. Nazis again resumed heavy bomb- 
ing of London last week, while the 
R.A.F. concentrated its efforts on the 
Nazi invasion ports just the other side 
of the channel — A United Airlines 
mainliner crashed near Salt Lake City 
during a blinding snowstorm, Tues- 
day, killing ten persons. — People are 
wondering if John L. Lewis will quit 
as C. I- O. president as he said he 
would, now that F.D.R. has been re- 
elected. You're on quite a spot Dov 
John Llewelyn, labor's friend. Mr Phil- 
lip Murray, your lieutenant, is waiting 
to is waiting to fill your shoes, much 
to the delight of the A.F. of L.- 
A Spanish-British crisis is very emin- 
ent, with Spanish forces brazenly 
defying neutrality laws and Britain 
issuing warnings. Hitler's plans In 
utilizing Spain against Gibraltar seem 
La be materializing. — Britain has al- 
ready established air and naval ba.-es 
on the Greek island of Crete which 
can serve as a center of operations 
'dose to Greece and the Near Ea«t 
for the R A.F. British and Greek 
forces combined are pushing the Ital- 
ian invasion force back into Albania, 
and coupled with uprisings of the Al- 
banian populace might hold up the 
Italians for quite some time.— Latest 
reports say that a German warship is 
stalking a practically defenseless MO 
voy of British merchant ships in the 
North Atlantic and is doing great 
damage to it. This is the first time 
in the war that a single warship has 

the turkeyman's problems in its cur- 1 m the way of military assistance 
riculum. since most of the Latin-American 

A feature of the program will be army navy, and air equipment is de- 
a debate on the subject: "Resolved, widely obsolete. Friends, our present 
that Massachusetts should operate anTpattin of the Latin , through do - 
egg-laving contest." Members of the l«* diplomacy has reason beyond al 



Contrary to the impression given 
in last week's column, A. T. G. co- 
operated with Mm Studtni Council 
Committee in entertaining the visitors 
from Gushing Academy. This was 
done in accordance with a new system 
recently devised by the Council, 
whereby football and cross country 
teams competing against Stockbridge 
will be entertained. It will be a co- 
operative Affair with both fraternities 
alternately donating the use of their 



e than 2,800 "hottlyfeet" of 
milk were produced by a junior 2- 

year-oid registered Rolatein-Friesian 

cow owned by Massachusetts State 
college, Amherst, in a 312-day lacta- 
tion officially recorded and just an- 
nounced by the Holstein-Friesian As- 
sociation of America. The production 

instruction staff will participate 

Staff members of Massachusetts 
State College who will take part in 
the school include Dr. Parkhurst, Dr. 
Frank A. Hays, research professor 
of poultry husbandry; Luther A. 
Banta, associate professor of poultry 
husbandry; William C. Sanctuary, 
professor of poultry husbandry; and 

Poultrymen may obtain futher in- 
formation about the course by writ- 
ing the Extension Service, M. S. C, 
Amherst, Mass. 

of this cow, Bay State Dairymade, in 
the SIS days, if in quart glass milk 
bottles placed side by side, would 
make a row more than 2,800 feet 
long. As officially recorded in the Hol- 
stein-Friesian herd improvement reg- 
ister, "Dairymaid" produced 023.0 
pounds butterfat from 18,!)78 pounds 
milk. She was milked three times 


Continued from Page T 

truistic motives behind it, and is, in 
our opinion, the handwriting on the 
wall as to where our future battle- 
fields lie. 

And, by the way, what are foreign 
governments saying about re-election 
of F. D. R? Concisely, Britain is 
jubilant, loking forward of course to 
our increased aid, while Germany, 
Italy, Spain, and Japan charge that 
the people of the United States were 

partment of Justice will handle all 
claims of exemption from the draft 
m grounds of conscientous objeetiot 
Strict and uniform rulings on all CM* 
can be expected. — Recently, an agree- 
ment was reached between Canada 
and the United States regarding 
hydro-electric development of the 
waters that from the internatinna 
boundary. With U.S. permission, Can- 
ada is now using the water pol* 
of the Niagara River for her defer* 
industries. Canada is also engaped ■ 
training a big army for defense, hav- 
ing already passed a thirty day cm- 
pulsory law despite much opposition 
Phew, what a disgusting contain": 
this Hitler has released. A world d 

v -. v £.<*,..£..<» vill» iiuici near* t k. loavvw - - 

definitely intent on extension of the i hatred and brutality heading for- 

European war when they re-elected 


of reforestation is carried out ** 
serting that our forests are an '■- 
ily renewable resource," the Bpsa** 
said that about 80 per cent of the 

students overwhelmingly preferred the underdog, Republican 

If college students were wrong in 19.T2 and wrong in 1936, 
they could bo, and should he, wrong in loio. Personally, we voted 

Republican this election; but a week before election we made 
half a dozen bets on Roosevelt's re-election, giving five-t(.-onc 

Then came November 5th . . . 

Continued from Page S 

Europe, the speaker said this was - — 

because forests in this country, re- 1 'and in New England is better WW 
treating before the slowly moving, for the growth of forests than an.- 
glaciers during the Ice Age, were j thing else. 

not impeded by mountain chains,' Citing benefits derived from fi: 
which run north and south and there- ests beside those which affed 
fore were not adversely affected as tries, Dr. Baker pointed out that fW 
were forests of Europe which could ests serve as conservers of soil a"" 
not escape mountain ranges running! water and are a first line flood ° lir 
east and west. trol defense. Emphasizing the red* 

Dr. Baker pictured the forests of ational advantages which forests P 
early colonial days as composed of] vide, President Baker said B ' iKrt 
beautiful virgin timber, evergreens to term this "the moral va 
and hardwoods. Virgin timber is now forest." A true lover of the 
virtually extinct in New England, doors, the speaker declare'! 
Industires such as the production of his opinion every communis 
paper from wood pulp have taken a ! provide summer camps for its 
heavy toll of our forests. Dr. Baker and concluded with the i» 
stated that a moderate cutting of the splendid opportunities lie a! 
forests can be continued without turning forestl into re 
detrimental results only if a program arras. 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 



State Cross Country Team Goes To Boston for New Englands 



j U st a few more Maroon murmur- 
S„m "today, kiddies . . . first of all, 
tribute to those hardy souls who 
Ibraved a pouring rain storm to watch 
te lose to Amherst. Secondly, I 
Ifer sincere congratulations to the 
cheerleaders and "leaderettes." They 
performed in great style. Three 
, he ers for that spirited display by 

|the band. 

The water and mud on the Am- 
| ht .,st field was so bad that after the 
[first few plays nobody knew who it 
Las carrying the ball. The reporters 
L the press box kept two State re- 
Iporters busy calling off the names of 
[the ball carriers. We had to use in- 
Lition on most of them. Returning 
If nun the game, I passed State's 
[Alumni Field. Strangely enough, or 
perhaps not to strangely, the State 
| field was not at all puddled. No deep 
pools of water and mud made the 
| center of the field a treacherous 
quagmire as was the case at Pratt 
I Field. 

Another tribute to sheer grit as 
Idiiplayed by Captain Bill Kimball 
\«{ the cross country team . . . run- 
ning over the 4.0 mile Wesleyan 
Jcourse, Kimball covered the first mile 
4:40 minutes over pavement, grav- 
and just plain dirt. The time 
pui'ii' really is better than the school 
[record for the one mile run. After 
[thai grueling start, Bill got a stitch 
ii his side. Most harriers would quit 
Ithen and there, but Capt. Kimball 
kept going for 3.0 miles more. Let's 
| give a "Mass. State" for Bill Kim- 

Another pat on the back for a man 
I who has been playing practically a 
full sixty minutes of every football 
eame . . . Bill Mann. It isn't often 
that a man can perform brilliantly 
for a full game, but sophomore Mann 
certainly does handle his guard posi- 

* * * 

Correction please . . . pardon the 
linotype operator ... It is George 
Kimball who plays end, and Frank 
Simons who captains the soccer team. 

State Team Captures Its Third 

Successive Victory of 
the Season 

State's harriers added the Spring- 
field Indians to its growing scalp col- 
lection last Thursday, 20-2'.», but al- 
most lost its own in the process as 
('apt. Kimball and Putney failed to 
capture the nod for the first time in 
three meets. 

The Indian's leader, Badrow, show- 
ed a clean pair of heels to the field 
as he swept to an early lead that re- 
sulted in a clean 11 second victory 
over his teammate Booth. Four 
Statesmen swept the tape in Booth's 
dust as Putney, Greene, Kimball and 
McDonald tied. At least they tried to 
tie. The judges thought differently- 
Morrill took 8th place. 

The close valley championships race 
between State and Wesleyan that de- 
veloped was predicted by the fact 
both teams beat Springfield by identi- 
cal scores. 

1. Hadrow (S); 2, Booth (S) ; 3. Putney 
(M. S.) ; 4, Urate (M. S.) ; .1, Kimball 
(M. S.) ; 6. Mui'Doiiuld i.M. S.) ; 7, Christy 
(8); 9, Morrill <M. S.) ; 9, Swettman iSi. 
in. Shuman Si: 11, Lhiik (Si | 12, Hay- 
wood (M. S.|; IS, Mosher (M. S.). 14, 
Woll (f>; 15, Raffinoli (M. S.I: 16. Iluck- 
U-y (Si; 17, firei-nfiVld (M. S. I ; IK, Eng- 
land (S. i 

State's frosh septet found the go 
ing tougher as they went down before 
the Springfield cubs, 25-30. Smith 
and Newton set the pace for the 
State frosh but had to be content with 
3d and 4th places behind the fast 
Gymnasts over the flat freshman 

1. Cox (S.|; 2, MaiFarlane (S|: I, Smith 
(M. S.) : 4. Newton (M. S.l: I, Campag- 
ih.Ih S) : 6, Caldwell (M. S.); 7. Hollll 
<M. S.»: X, Anderson (S) ; 9, Raymond (S|; 
in. Kilzpatrick (M. S.): 11, Jones (M. S. I ; 
12. Condon (S|; 18. RonerH (M. S.l: 14. 
Symonds (M. S.l. 



Any Sophomore wishing to try 
out for the Basketball managership 
Ktorl to practice today or tomor- 
»ee at 4:30 or get in touch with 

Reasld Streeter at Thete Chi. 

In the finals of the fall Tennis 
j Tourney Arnold Fischman defeated 
Ken Niles in two straight sets, 6-1, 
6-3. Niles advanced to the finals by 
virtue of a semi-final triumph over 
Ed Anderson, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, while 
Fischman downed John Hanson 6-3, 
8-6, to gain an upper berth. 

The match was dominated by the 
scorching barrage laid down by 
Fischman. Although Niles played a 
sound defensive game, the winner 
drove the ball to all parts of the court 
with a blistering forehand which was 
hard to return. Fischman covered the 
court thoroughly and played a strong 
offensive game. 

State Team Beaten 14-0 by Jeffs 

As Rain Makes Play Difficult 


Louis Bush 


Massachusetts ami Springfield Consider the Contest a Rubber 
Match as Each Team lias Beaten the Other — 
Statesmen Expected to Finish High 


rOK ALADtM I GAME, statesmen to be in Good Shape 

UNDER THE LIGHTS For A^ual Running 



Strong Plebe Team Faces Small 

Squad of Sophomore 

Grid Stars 

0« • rain soaked Pratt Field last 

-atui«l;iy, the Lord Jeffs of Amherst 

•«m away with a 14-0 football vic- 

Wer Massachusotts. The Sa- 

KOrad both their touchdowns 

'"iid quarter. The first came 

Ith the recovery of a State fumble 

i their own 24-yard line. A rush 

the 1 all over for the first score. 

tally of the game was r<g- 

>i a 72-yard gallop by Bob 

' was chased all the way by 

: id Evans. 

fumbles and more ditto 
tbe rule <>f thf game as the 

•I ball slipped from the 

the players a grand total 
"ii titnee, Kicks and DUnta 

itently poor, with some 

■ > titer losing cord rol of the 

• other times the ball re- 

tting the wet oval slip 


recovered a State fumble 

tht Second period on the 

'- 24 yard line. Mulroy. 

and Blood alternated in 

Ith Mulroy finally going 

"I ran the extra point 

rl end. The final score was 

left tackle plunge for 72 
ebel ran around Wt end 
' a point. 

' 1: 

Considering the miserable playing 
conditions, both teams turned in goo* I 
games. The center of the Amherst 
field was ankle deep in water and 
mud. Hen Freitas made a seven yard 
slide after being tackled in the third 
period. In just one play (lil Santin 
was so completely covered with mini 
that only his palms were white. Mat- 
ty Ryan played a fine defensive game 

for State and really shone at his sig- 
nal-calling position. 


Mm m . Milli-r. Johnson, Grow, !<•, 

re, Stpovos, Kimlmll 
C. 3myth«, Mager, Mlruk, It, 

rt. Mam . i 
Craft, Firman, P«ek, Italy, M ■■■ 

' 'I'Mill 

.- 1 . • i . Tl , Mlllinirton, I , e, 

i\ Brady 
Hubbard, Ranami Brown! McCmv*/, rt;, 

In. McDonough, Warner, \\<,lk 
ll, aid, M' Ni". Front, Pitcher, rt, 

I'. Larkln 
Reed, W. Smyths, Frost, Brown, I I 

irililiim. Pi le, <''>ili!i 

Callanan, Roneberryi Smith, qfa ijb, H 
Sweeny, Sllntterland, Qtifnn, lhl>. 

t hit, K\ me, Smith, S ilwnl 

Blood, Kim-Im l. Wehi, i, Kuehne, rhb, 

1Mb. Santin 
Mulenv. BMweNi leant, It n>. FreKa 

Score Amherst 1 1, State 0, rourhdowna, 
Mulroy, Blood, Polnti after louehuowna. 
Blood, Kcei,, i (both reahlnsl. Referee, I'. X. 
Keating. i'mi>ir<\ H. A. Bwafnetd. Linesman, 
,T. K. Karrill. Fithi jii<l>r<'. W. C. (vl<iy. 

Another in the annual struggles 
between the freshmen and sophomore 
classes is scheduled for this after- 
noon, when footballers representing 
their respective classes meet on 
Alumni Field's gridiron. T highly 
touted yearling eleven, which after 
tying Mount Hermon in the season's 
opener ran roughshod over Williston 
Academy, will be meeting a squad of 
only twelve sophomores, many of 
whom are still recovering from Sat- 
urday's encounter in the Sabrinas 

However, what the sophomores may 
lack in number, they make up in 
quality; Eb Caraway's charges pre- 
sent a star-sparkled forward wall 
and a standout first string backfield 
quartet. At the flanks, Johnny ('rain 
and "Curly" Steeves show a formid- 
able wing offense and defense. Bill 
Mann, still going strong after his 
superb iron-man play in th« Amherst 
contest, will share with George Fer- 
guson the tackle duties. Ed Warner, 
fully recovered from the injury in- 
curred in the aforementioned pond 
party with Amherst, has been assign 
ed the left guard post and John 
Storozuk the right guard post. Lee 
Porretti will fill the center slot. Ed 
Larkin will call the plays for this 
outfit, featuring the rushing and 
punting of Gil Santin while Stan 
Salwak and Herb Gross will unveil 
a grand repertoir of bucking and 
passing plays. 

Blessed with one of the best fresh- 
men backfield to come up in a decade, 
Coach Prigard expect! to spring a 
dazzling passing attack on the sophs. 
Although the frosh are still without 
the services of Joe Masi and prob- 
ably will lose Gordy Smith hecause 
of a dislocated shoulder, the passing 
of Race and Borowski should make 
the contest a wide open affair. Kd 
Fiileli, Mob O'I.eary, and John Marry 
irive the frosh three more potential 
"gainebusters." The surprise package 
of the freshmen this year has been 
the pass -snatching of havie Ander- 
son. It should be an interest ing con- 
test when the passing-attack of the 
freshmen meets the rushing attack 

of the sophomore brigade. 


Coast Guard Favored by Virtue 

of 27-7 Victory Over 


Still dripping with last Satui day's 
muu, the Massachusetts State foot- 
ball team will travel to New Lon- 
don, Connecticut Tuesday night to 
try and swim through Coast Guard. 
The Cadets are possessors of a pow- 
erful eleven, holding a decisive vic- 
tory over the Wesleyan Cardinals 
who in turn defeated the Lord Jeffs. 
Cadets Strong 

In last year's night encounter the 
Statesmen chalked up a 0-0 victory 
over the Middies. However, last 
year's result doesn't mean a thing 
in predicting this season's game. This 
is especially true, since the Academy 
team upset a highly favored Wes- 
leyan squad to the tune of 27-7 in 
last Saturday's drizzle and mud. 

Coast Guard 

In Rufe Drury the Cadets possess 
a kicker who should give our own Gil 
Santin much competition in that tie 
partment. In the line the Middies are 
well fortified with Captain Louis 
O'Neill, George Meemer, and Bob 
Walters showing the way. State's 
lineup will be the same as the one 
which started against Amherst last 
week except at left tackle where 
Lou Wolk may start in place of the 
injured John McDonough. 


Statesmen Take Fourth Dual 

Moot 18-88 Against 

Lord Jeffs 

Third place in the Connecticut Val- 
ley Cross Country Championships 
came back with Coach Derby's har- 
riers Tuesday as Putney led them to 

a spot behind I'Conn and Springfield 
College over Wesleyan's briai patch 
as a field of seven valley college teams 
galloped through the 4.G mile course. 
(JConn, coached by the same Ivan 
Fuqua who sent Madison Square Gar- 
den track fans to the rafters a few 
years back with his wild, and unheal 
able, 440 races, gently gave the back 
Of its hand to the rest of the field as 
the undefeated StOITS 'team trotted 
six men across the line first for a 

perfect score, i"> points, state's k:i 

was ten behind Springfield. Wesley- 
an had U'.l, Coast Guard, UC>, Am- 
herst, 1 12, and Trinity, 161. The an- 
nual St ate- Amherst meet was run 

off concurrently with the Valley run. 

State took the Jell's for an 18-.'!8 hay 
ride for the fourth dual win of the 

• :> on, 

A blistering 4:88 Mat first mile by! 

Wheaton of UConn, who was closely 
trailed by Capt Bill Kimball, shot 
the bolt of the plucky state leader 

as a painful si itch in his right side 

taggered him to s walk. However,! 

Kimball pulled himself across the 

line U the fifth State man. 

Leading Ma achn et( \> ai < Ihel 
Putney who edged serosa the lint- in 
eleventh slot to pace Brad Greene, In 

18th, McDonald and Dave Morrill, in 

lith, an. I, Kimball, In 28th, while 

I»ick Hayward took down rmt Ii place, 

George Caldwell paced state's 
frosh to a splendid second place in 
the cub Valley run behind I'Conn, 
2". .".."i. Smith, Hollis, Newton, Fifz- 
patrick, and Symonds and Rogers fol- 


Coach Derby semis the State cross 
country team against the pick of New 
England hill and dalers Monday at 
Franklin Mark in Boston for the an- 
nual running of the New England 
Intercollegiate Championships, Mated 
as the top race of the grueling fall 
program by every school in the 
"broad a" country, the meet will be 
jammed with over 275 runners from 
14 competing colleges. 

"Anything can happen at the New 
Englands" declared Coach Derby when 
asked for his views. "Might now I 
will be satisfied with the team if the 
men come in in the middle of the pack. 
They can do a slightly better job than 
they did last week in the Valley cham- 
pionships and I look forward to a 
tight "rubber" match race with 

Springfield has taken State's mea- 
sure once this year while Coach 
Derby's men have also beaten the 
Indians once. 

However, the real race for the div- 
isional title will be between Mhode 
Island and Connecticut. Maine, which 
won last year, will not be a serious 
contender as the two neighboring 
states battle for the title. Rhode 
Island heat Connecticut three weeks 
ago by a scon- of 18-40, which is like 
winning a football game 14-0. A bal- 
anced team strength turned the trick 
OH that occasion. Yet individual stars 
get their chance to shine in large 
meets where men of the calibre of 
Wheaton and Mobins of Connecticut 
will weave through the less cagey 
runners to move to the front. 

Against these stars will be arrayed 
Kimball, Putney, and company. The 
team cannot be sold short, they have 
a fund of experience, Kimball pro- 
mises to run a more sedate first mile, 
Putney's ankles are still "un-sprained" 
in short, the team is ready for a per- 
formance that may surprise their 
opponents. State won't win. Mut it 
won't be far behind. 


Former State Star Takes Over 

Basketball Duties — Janusas 

Hockey Mentor 

The appointment of Louis Mush, 

graduate of M. S. C. 1884, as coach 
of varsity and freshman basketball 
for the coming season was announced 

today by Prof. Curry S. Hicks, head 

of the Division of Mhysical Indica- 
tion. Mush succeeds Wiiho Prigard, 

also M. S. C. 1984, who will devote 
his entire attention to the teaching 

of required and elective c ou r ses in 

physical education during the winter 

John Janusas, Boston Collegi alum 
mis who has been tutoring the state 
line In football this fall was appoint- 
to handle skating and hockey for 

State and Stockbridge School stu- 
dent during December and January 
and possibly the first half of Febru- 

Mush has been prominently Identl 

fied with SpOrtS in high School, college 

and professionally the- last 11 -ear;. 
The recipient of varsity letters in 

fool ball, basketball and baseball for 
three years on State teams. Mudi 
made an en viable reputation in 
sports, leading the Nation in scoring 
in football in hi-; junior year and 
sparking Coach Md TaubeV unde- 
feated basketball team of 1984, 

Continued on Page 8 

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Served Each Sunday, 8:80-6 P.M., 75c 
A Large Variety Hot and Cold Dishes 
Prepared by Our New Chef, Stratton Marcus 

at tfye Slorft 3)rff>rij 

A "Treadway Inn" 
Amherst, Mass. 


EDITOR: Fred Emmert 
Animal Husbandry 

Poultry Husbandry 
Fruit Growing 
Hotel Stewarding 
Vegetable Gardening 
Wild Life Management 
A. T. G. 
K. K. 

s. s. s. 


Class and School 


Faculty Adviser Charles 

Reporter's Deadline: Tuesday Noon (12:00 M.) in 

Edith Colgate 

Fred Emmert 

Theodore Topnrowski 

Eileen Terry 

Robert Williams 

Matt Gluchowski 

Charlotte Abbey 

Theodore Toporowski 

Mac Roberts 

Philip Paton 

Fred Emmert 

Charlottee Abbey 

Kenneth Foltz 

William Peck 

William Peck 

N. DuBois, Tel. 142- W2 

the Short Course office. 

Editor: William C. Peck 
Alumni News 
James U. Crockett, Stockbridge '35, 
is now located as a nursery owner in 
Houston, Texas. Crockett is planning 
to do further study for his degree at 
the Texas Agricultural and Mechan- 
ical College. 

W. C. Peck 

31st Annual Hort Show 

The 1940 Hort Show was brought 
to a successful conclusion last Sun- 
day evening after drawing the second 
largest attendance in the history of 
this annual event. 

Stockbridge students won a total 
of thirteen awards, as follows: 

Window Displays, first award, Sen- 
ior Pomology Class. 

Class II Flower Arrangement, first 
award, Marion Rumgay; second, Sal- 
vatore Sestiti; third, Stephen Barton. 

Class III, Flower Arrangement, 
third award, LeForest Gray; third, 
Dorothy Watt. (Ed. Two third priz- 
es were awarded in this class.) 

Class IV, Miniature Table Exhibits, 
first prize, Ruth E. Gushee; first, 
Henry T. Houlihan; third, LeForest 
Gray. (Ed. Two first prizes were 
awarded in this class.) 

Henry T. Houlihan has the distinc- 
tion of being the only freshman to 
win a prize in the table arrangement 

Class IV, Bowl Arrangement, first 
prize, Charlotte E. Abbey; third, 
Dorothy Watt. 

Class I, Miniature 10x10 feet, third 
award won by Barton, Hilliard, 
Waaramaa, and Mills. Their exhibit 
title was "Retail Greenhouses in 

Class I, Japanese Motif, 10x10 feet, 
second award went to Robert Clark 
and Theodore T. Toporowski. This 
display was titled, "Japanese Winter 

Praise is due to all who entered the 
competition, as well as to the mem- 
bers of the various committees whose 
untiring efforts contributed much to 
success of the Show. 

T. Toporowski 
1941 Shorthorn 

The editorial staff of the 1941 
Shorthorn was organized at a meet- 
ing held in Memorial Hall on Wed- 
nesday evening, October 29. Twenty- 
five Seniors and Freshmen attended. 

A brief outline of the work to be 
done was given by the Editor-in- 
chief, William C. Peck, who then in- 
troduced Professor Rollin H. Bar- 
rett, faculty adviser for the yearbook. 
"Pop" Barrett described the duties 
of the various committees, stressing 
the fact that cooperation was neces- 
sary for a successful book. 

The editorial staff is as follows: 
Editor-in-chief William C. Peck 

Business Manager T. T. Toporowski 
A ->t. Editor Robert L. Clark 

Asst. Bus. Mgr. Edmund T. Hodgen 
Secretary charlotte E. Abbey 

Literary Editor Miss Marian Kumgay 

Literary Assistants Miss Dorothy 

Watt, Miss Janice Cahill, Philip 

Stone, Joseph Figuerido, and ar- 

ti or Waaramaa, 

Statistics Editor Joseph Spidi 

Stati tii A Istanta Donald Waxen 

i Mi Ethel Todd 

Activities Editor Alexander Witt 

Activities Assistants Robert Hutch- 
inson, and Ralph Levine 
Photography Editor Edward Mattson 
Photography Assistants Burton 

Greene, Edward Henderson and 
Paul Patton. 
Sports Editor Earl Nicholson 

Sports Assistants Kenneth Foltz 

and Richard Stockwell 
Art Miss eJanette Bruun, Miss 

Ruth Gushee, Raymond Cook, 
Thomas Kelley, Frederick Emmert, 
Norman Anderson, Philip Paton, 
and Rufus Hillard. 
Typists Misses Janice Cahill, 

Jeanette Bruun, and Charlotte Ab- 
Assistants Eldon Johnson, Robert 

Garrow, and Matt Gluchowski 

W. C. Peck 
We wish to extend a sincere vote 
of thanks to Dr. Ralph Van Meter, 
who found time, aside from his al- 
ready overfilled schedule, to help us 
with our exhibit at the Hort Show, 
and to Dick Gilmore for a wonderful 
job, well done. 

Stockbridge Pomology Seniors 
A. T. G. 
Despite the rain, A. T. G. did their 
part in celebrating Amherst weekend, 
with a "Vic" party Saturday night. 
Many alumni and visitors stopped in 
during the course of the evening. 

This week is "hell week" for our 
senior pledges; next week being re- 
served for the freshman pledges for 
the same purpose. 

P. Paton 
K. K. 
The house has received pledges 
from the following students: 

Homer Mills '42, Robert Cousins 
'42, Raymond DeYoung '42, Allan 
Greenhadge '42, Malcolm Roberts '42 
Jack Downey '43 Dawson Yarnell 
'42, Charles McMaster '42, Philip 
Smith '42, Earl Hall '41, Bob Clapp 

F. Emmert 
Kolony Klub 

Kolony Klub adds its list to the 
Saturday evening festivities by hold- 
ing a most successful "vie" party. 
Perhaps somewhat inspired by a new 
victrola, or just the joy which never 
lacks at such joyous occasions, the 
students and guests made the most 
of it. 

The chaperones for the evening 
were Professor and Mrs. Smart, and 
Mr. and Mrs. Barnes. 

Fred Emmert 
Stockbridge 13— Kimball Union 
Last Saturday, November 2, on a 
field of mud in driving southeast 
rain, the Stockbridge Aggies toppled 
the previously undefeated Kimball 
Union Academy, 13 to 0. Early in the 
fust (luarter, after a series nf suc- 
cessful line bucks, Tony Carota went 
Over the goal line, scoring points. 

Prom then on the Stockbridge team 

played offense football with the line 
showing their Capabilities at tackling 
and opening holes in defense. Be- 
cause the ball was so slippery, there 

was very little paning, and the brunt 

of the action took place on th» line. 

In the second period Captain Watts 

look the SOggy ha'l over for the sec- 

ond goal, but the attempted place- 
ment conversion failed. In the second 
half Kimball Union went back on 
their haunches and played mostly de- 
fensive football until the final whistle. 

Lineup : 
Kimball Union Stockbridge 

! Flanders, le Glanville, le 

Johnson, E., It Southard, It 

Butler, Jr., lg Kneeland, lg 

Holms, c Perry, c 

Butler, T., rg Hazen, rg 

Samson, rt Stockwell, it 

Bailey, re Downey, re 

Johnson, F., qb Nicholson, qb 

Robertson, rhb Carota, rhb 

Buchsbaum, lhb Bak, lhb 

Stanley, fb Watts, Capt., fb 

Substitutions for Stockbridge: Ben- 
ton, Doherty, Bernotas, Teittinen, 
Levine, Bartlett. 

12 minute quarters. 
Kimball Union Acad. — 
Stockbridge 7 6 0—13 

Touchdowns, Carota, Watts 

Extra Point, Carota 

Cross Country 

On October 31, the Stockbridge 
Cross Country Track team was de- 
feated by the Springfield College 
Freshman, 31 to 24 on their 2 x /6 mile 
course. Again Hibbard took second 
place (his third this year), followed 
by Johnson 4th, Vanderhoop (Capt.) 
7th, Fortune 8th, Tonet 10th, and 
Lachut 11th. They have a scheduled 

meet today with Gardner High School 
at Gardner, Mass. 

Springfield Frosh., 1st, 3rd, 5th, 
Qth, 9th— 24 points. 

Stockbridge, 2nd, 4th, 7th. 8th, 
10th— 31 points. 

Winning time: 16:07. 

K. Foltz 


Continued from Page 1 

LDM— Molly Sullivan 
SBC — Patience Sanderson 
PZ — Rosalie Beaubien 
ALM — Marion Tolman 
41 Nellie Woziak 

PZ— Dorothy Prest 
SBC— Margaret Gale 
LI) — Nancy Webber 
SI — Frances Lappin 
ALM — Marion Cook 
AEP— H. Galan 
LCA— William Mahan 
PSK— Milford Atwood 
TEP— Maynard Steinberg 
KS — Charles McCormick 
QTV— Vincent Lefleur 
AGR — Larry Rhines 
SAE— Hubert McLean 
SPE— John Conley 
TC— Win Avery 
ASP — John Lucey 

'42 — Mary Donahue 

Non frat. 

Stephen Papp 

Russel Hibbard 

Non- Fraternity 

Stanley Pococha 

Gerald Anderson 
AGR— William Drinkwater 
SAE — Peter Gervin 
Sl'E— John Divoll 
TC— Edward Manix 
ASP — Robert Johnston 
QTV— Henry Miller 
KS— Everett Horgan 
TEP— Ephraim Radner 
PSK— Joe Arnold 
LCA— Thomas Kelley 
AEP— Abraham Blake 
SI — Anita Marshall 
LDM — Mary Bowler 
SBC — Jean Brown 
PZ— Helen Berger 
ALM — Frances Gasson 
42 Catherine Stockwell 

BUSH ~~ 

Continued from Page 7 
Last year under Janusas' coaching 
Lexington rose from the cellar 
position in the Eastern Massachu- 
setts Interscholastic League to third 
Thus he was a member of the Koston 
College team in 1937 which won the 
New England Intercollegiate cham- 
pionships, and in his senior year was 
fourth in the list of League scorers. 
1>1 ace. 


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Dr. Claude C. Neet Chairman 
of College Committee Named 
This Week 


To Cooperate With State and 
Federal Agencies in Any 

President Hugh Potter Baker an- 
nounced this week the formation of a 
college committee to cooperate with 
itate and Federal agencies in case 
of a national emergency. Dr. Claude 
C, Meet, assistant professor of psy- 

igy, was appointed chairman. 
In appointing the committee, Pres- 
ident Baker pointed out that, "With 
the possibility that the national emer- 
ir< ncy may become more acute, it 
teemi desirable, if not necessary, that 
the college should be prepared in 
every way to cooperate fully with 

state and Federal agencies in 


In addition to Dr. Neet, the fol- 

iil' were appointed* Lt. Col. Don- 
nil A. Young, professor of military 
science and tactics; James W. Burke, 
Military of the college; Dr. William 
H. Boss, instructor in physics; Prof. 
George A. Marston, assistant profes- 

of engineering; Mr. Sidney W. 
Kauffman, instructor in physical ed- 
ucation; Dr. Allen E. Andersen, as- 
listant professor of mathematics; Dr. 
Ilichard W. Fessenden, assistant pro- 
fessor of inorganic chemistry; Dr. 
William G. Colby, research profes- 
sor of agronomy; and Mr. James W. 
I'ayton, agricultural agent at large. 
Resources Offered 
Last July Dr. Baker offered to 
■ rnor Leverett Saltonstall the re- 
- unes of the college in the field of 
student training, research and adult 
edncatton. The recent appointment 
a a defense committee is a sequence 
to this offer. 

At the time of the offer, on July 3, 


NO. 9 


Dr, Charles 3. Rohr Chairman of Meetings Which Will Draw 

Hundreds to Campus Friday and Saturday Walter ,i. 

Millard to be a Feature Speaker Here 


Walter J. Millard 


Season Opened Yesterday and 
End With Bidding Sunday 


Upper (Masses Pick Committees 

Which Will Meet Tuesday 

— Elections Dec. 5 

Dr. Charles J. Rohr 


With open house at Lambda Delta 
Mu and Alpha Lambda Mu last eve- 
ning, the 1040 sorority rushing Sea- 
son was initiated. Tonight the fresh- 
men and transfer girls will visit Sig- 
ma Iota, Phi Zeta, and Sigma Beta 
Chi. Open house enables the rushees 
to get a glimpse of sorority life prior 
to pledging. During this the rushees 
are shown around and enjoy enter- 
tainments presented by the members. 
Tomorrow afternoon the girls are 
invited to teas held in the various 
sorority houses from 2:00 to 5:30. 
These teas are open and all girls 
are free to attend. 

Continued on Page 5 


1)1 ■ Kul'iis M. Jones, Philosophy 
I rofessor and Author, on 
Program Sunday 

Vesper Service Sunday will 

a talk by Rufus M. Jones, 

• Professor of Philosophy at Hav- 

1 College in Pennsylvania. He 

JUI come to Amherst directly from 

;' Holyoke College where he will 

Sunday morning. The subject 

or Jones' lecture has not 

f ! "" announced. 

'hi Hota Kappa Man 

« who is a Quaker by 

s noted author and lecturer, 

M at the Universities of 

Oxford, Pennsylvania, 

:, l Vale. During his career, 

college preacher at 

Cornell, and Stanford Uni- 

M i 

is a member of Phi Beta 

try Scholastic Society 

was a joint recipient of 

■ Book award. Some of 

it recent literary works 

M and Democracy in 

Commonwealth," "The 

f the Soul," and "The 

f Mysticism." 

( M, »ir to Sing 

'•' ■ will be held at 4:30 

'"Hal Hall. The College 

ng during the services. 

Closed date is scheduled for Sat- 
urday when invitations to dinner will 
be left in postoffice boxes at the Ab- 
bey before 9:00 a.m. All replies to 
these — acceptance or refusals — must 
be written in the "Y" room of the 
Abbey and returned to the .i-signated 
boxes in the Abbey office by noon. 

The Silence Period will extend 
from 10:30 p.m. Saturday until 4:80 
p.m. Sunday. During this time soror- 
ity members may have no conversa- 
tion with freshmen or transfer girls. 

The season will come to a close 
with bidding for which the rushees 
will meet upstairs in the Memorial 
Building to write down their choices. 
Sorority members shall personally in- 
form the freshmen and transfer wom- 
en whom they have pledged between 
6:08 and 7:1)0 Sunday evening. 

Continued on Page 5 

Fr. Flanagan 


Founder of Boys' Town to be 

at Town Hall Friday, 

at 8:00 P.M. 


New Musical Group to Play in 
Program With Brass Choir 

At Convocation 

h , 
if > 


Doric Alviani's latest advance in 
musical groups at State, the Sinfon- 
ietta, plays its first program at next 
week's convocation, Nov. 21, in a 
joint recital with the new four-man 
Brass Choir, it was revealed yester 

Adapted For Radio 

Designed to take the place of a full 
symphony orchestra in versatility of 
arrangements, the Sinfonietta is es- 
pecially well adapted for radio work. 
The small size of the unit, II men, 
allows it to travel easily and to be 
readily accommodated in small spaces 
when the group performs in various 

Needed at State 
However, it was especially needed 
Continued on Page 3 

Father Edward J. Flanagan, 
founder and director of famous Boys' 
Town, in Nebraska, will tell the story 
of his life with boys, in a lecture at 
the Town Hall in Amherst, tomorrow 
1 at 8 o'clock. The meeting is to be held 
under the auspices of the Boys' Clttb 
and the Lions Clttb of Amherst, and 
the proce eds will be divided between 
Boys' Town, in Nebraska, and the 
Amherst Hoys' Club. 

Will Tell of Film 

The film, "Hoys' Town," starring 
Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney, 
was Widely seen in this section and 
stimulated a great deal of interest 
and curiosity in this unique i nter- 
prise. Father Flanagan, in his lec- 
ture tomorrow night will tell the story 
of the making of that film and of his 
association with the two popular 
stars during their long stay at Hoys' 

Hoys' Town, which is located ten 

miles out of Omaha, was founded by 

Father Flanagan nearly twenty years 

ago, and is now approaching a pops 

Continued on Page B 

At the conclusion of convocation 
this morning the three upper classes 
elected nominating committees, who 
i will meet on Tuesday, November 19 
to nominate candidates for class of- 
fices. Upper class elections will be 

held in Howker Hall on December 5. 

Meeting of the three upper class 
committees will take place on next 
Tuesday, November li) at seven 
thirty in Mem Hall following noti- 
Sea! ion by the Senate, 

Freshman class nominations are 
still incomplete; therefore nominat- 
ing committee elections are withheld 
until December ."». The final elections 
will take place on December 18. 

Those voted upon this morning 
weir: Seniors, Wallace Bowers, Ches- 
ter Putney, David Kagan, Joseph 
Miller, Thomas Johnson, Frank glit- 
tery, Stanley Heed, Richard Curtis, 
John Manix, George Feiker, Robert 
Cashin, John Meyman, Paul Keller, 
Phoebe Stone, Molly Sullivan, Pa- 
tience Sanderson, Rosalie Heaubien, 
Marion Tolman, Nellie Wozniak; 
Juniors, Dorothy Brest, Margaret 
Gale, Nancy Webber, Frances Lap- 
pin, Marion Cook, H. Golan, Wil 
Ham Mahan, Milford Atwood, May- 
nard Steinberg, Charles McCormick, 
Vincent Lefleur, Larry Rhines, Hu 
bert McLean, John Conley, Win 
Avery, John Lucey, Mary Donahue, 
Stephen Papp, Russell Hibbard; 
Sophomores, Stanley Bacocha, Gerald 
Anderson, William Drinkwater, Peter 
Garvin, John Divoli, Fdward Manix, 
Robert Johnston, Henry Miller, Kv- 
erett Horgan, Fphriam Radner, Joe 
Arnold, Thomas Kelley, Abraham 
Blake, Anita Marshall, Mary Bowler, 
Jean Brown, Helen Berger, Frances 
Gasson, Catherine Stockwell. 

Those elected to the nominating com- 
mittees W ill not be eligible to serve 
as class officers sine they will have 
the responsibility of placing in nom- 
ination the names of those who will 
eventually bfl elected to those officers. 
Tiny will serve only during th» cur- 
rent year. 


Theme of Confab This Year is 

"Appeal to the 


How to improve local government 
—town, city, and county -will be the 
problem set before 3o0 government 
officials and citizens who will meet 
tomorrow to attend the fifth annual 
Conference OS Government Problems 
to be held at Massachusetts State 
College, November 15 and Ifi. 

Endorsed by Governor Leverett 

Saltonstall and by prominent mayors 
and other public officials throughout 
Massachusetts, the program of the 
conference was explained today by 
Dr. Charles J. Rohr, executive sec- 
retary of the bureau of public ad- 
ministration and chairman of the 
conference committee. 

The conference will open Pridsy 

afternoon with addresses by Major 
Roger l. Putnam of Springfield, who 
will speak on "Financing the city's 
program"; James P. Taylor, secretary 
of tho Vermont Chamber of Com- 
merce on "Making the municipal re- 
port, readable"; Richard A. Atkins, 
assistant secretary of the Boston 
Municipal Research Bureau, who will 
tell of "County issues— old style and 
Sew"; and Danforth W. Com ins, 
president of the Mass. association of 
town finance committees, who will ex- 
plain the "Powers, duties, and pro- 
cedure of town finance committees." 
On Friday evening, Merman C. 
Loeffler, secretary of the Hoston 
Municipal Research Bureau, will ex- 
plain and demonstrate the process 
of voting by proportional representa- 
tion. Walter J. Millard, field secre- 
tary of the National Municipal 
League, widely known as the man who 
baa addressed more persons on the 
subject of good government than any 
Continued on Page 5 


"Pall of the House of Usher" 
on Student Program 

Next Week 


President of Skidmore Speaks 

on "War Challenges College 


Tins GAME 

We expect to recei\e from Tufts, 
November 1 I tickets for the Tufts- 
M.S.C. football game, November 
23rd. The price of these tickets 
wil be SI. 10 and will admit hold- 
SfS to the M.S.C. reserved seclion. 
I tenets purchased at Med ford will 
cost $1.95. Students desiring tick- 
els should purchase them at the 
Physical Kducation Office early 
next week. The sale will close on 
Friday, November 22nd, 4:30 p.m. 

A dramatic presentation of "The 
Pall of The House of Usher" rill be 

featured on fhe student radio pro- 

gram next week. These broadcasts 

are heard over the Colonial network 

each Wednesday afternoon from ."• • 1 ", 
tf> S: I... 

In this broadcast there will also be 
music by one of the eampu musical 

dilations, and a talk by ppof. 

Pran* Prentice Rand, head of the 
English department at the college. 

This Is the third in the present • 
of programs. 

The radio program presented yes- 
terday at 5:16 Included s ihorl talk! 
by Dean William L. tftchmer s' 
dramatisation from "Epoch Discov- 
eries of the Past" of events in the 
Continued on Page 6 

Henry T. Moore, President of Skid- 
more College, spoke before the stu- 
dent body this morning at Convoca- 
won on the subject "War Challenges 
College Kducation." According to 

President Moore the most, vital prob- 
lem that faces American Colleges to- 

d.'iy is that of adjustment of educa- 
tion to national defence. 

"The sudden emerg e nce of this 

problem fares us with the realization 
thai it Is not just an emergency that 
WIS are meeting," .says Dr. Moore, "ft 
is a ROW inventory which we ,,re tak- 
ing Of all earlier accomplishments of 
college education with r view to de- 
ciding what Inherent strength and 
weak.,, e there has been In the 
methods which <re have heretofore 

l "" »ad and In the curricula which 
WB have taken f„„ niuch for granted." 
He went on to say, quoting from 
Mr Lindbergh's Wave of The 
I "t ure. that the world was ripo 
for change, Liberal education wii: 
k*ve to set it, house In order in 

three important a pectS, "the pro- 

Ives will have to yield much of 

•heir doctrine Of interest to the dis- 

eipiine of the job well done. The 
Continued on Page 5 



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Thursday. November 14 

Sorority Btutalng 

N«wmao dull Meeting TsOfl P.M. 

Poultry B r—lls TS Si'tiiMil 
I ml.ii. November 15 
Sorority Rushing 
Govirnment Conference 

Cross-country Trinity Here 

Poultry Breeders School 

Saturday, November 16 

Sorority Rushing Closed Date 

Football K.I'. J. 

Government Conference 

Outing Club Weekend Yale White Mt.s. 

Vie Partial: 


Al|iha Gamma Rho 
Sunday, November 17 

Newman Club Hreakfast tOrOO A.M. 
Vespers KiiiUh M. Jones -4t90 P.M. 
Outinw Club Holyoke Range 

Tuenday, November 19 

Fine Arts 4 :H0 P.M. 

Amherxt Nature Club Meeting 

Wednesday, November 20 

Siwma Xi Meeting Old Chapel —8 :00 

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DEEPEST Last week our editorial referred to the work of 
APOLOGIES a certain Mr. Petty for a certain Magazine, in 
connection with a suggestion of pictures to he 
made available for students' rooms by the Academics Activities 
Board. We have since been informed that Mr. Petty does not work 
for Esquire, as lie is suffering from a breakdown. 

Undoubtedly nervous prostration after having heard of the 
plan proposed at State! 

COLLEGES Today's convocation audience heard a college 

FOR DEFENSE president tell them that the main problem of 

modern education was correlation with the 
national emergency program. Last summer President Baker of- 
fered the facilities of the college to Governor Leverett Saltonstall 
for aid in national defense. A college defense hoard has been ap- 
pointed to cooperate with state and federal agencies. 

President Moore, of Skidmore College, stated that in edu- 
cation concessions must be made, specifically that idealism, ab- 
Stractness, and theorization be utilized and respected only to the 
extent to which they produce action. 

He added that the scientific schools were coming to the fore, 
due to their limitation of scholarship to the effective and practical. 

All of which in aggregate foretells the coming of an educa- 
tional revision. It seems that the realms of pure thought and ab- 
stract ness must be foregone until the "mud and blood" effects 
of down-to-earth scientific realism have made it safe for the 
milder pursuits. 

Students at Massachusetts as well as other colleges, can 
expect to find growing emphasis on military and scientific sub- 
jects. Openings in those fields will increase. 

It is only reasonable to assume that the field of education, 
as well as government and industry, will be turned to serve the 
ends of national defense. While we may not have come to college 
to be a soldier, and may feel that our desires are in other direc- 
tions, the time has come to face an issue, not of "Shall we pre- 
pare," but "Hair shall we prepare." 

BOSTON We did not succeed completely in securing an Alumni 
ALUMNI Homecoming Day but we did succeed in arousing con- 
siderable interest at least among the alumni. For the 
second year the Boston Alumni Club is sponsoring a barn dance 
with the proceeds going to the Alumni Scholarship Loan Fund. 

More notable still is the fact that the night before the Tufts 
game the same alumni group is sponsoring a rally and dance in 
Somerville. Nothing like this has been attempted before and the 
venture is certainly a commendable one. 

Boston alumni have long been active in their support of the 
college, .'specially so in recent years with their contributions 
toward the new dormitories and the more recent buildings on 

Yes, the Boston alumni are very definitely interested in the 
college and their efforts in its behalf have been praiseworthy 


By Milton 

Last week a terrific earthquake 
ihook Rumania, an earthquake which 
might alter the complete course of 
the war. This "act of God" really put 
quite a kink in the plans of the Axis 
or smashing the British Empire in 
he Mediterannean by way of Turkey 
and the Near East Heir Hitler had 

his powerful pieces all arranged on 

the European chess-hoard so that Rus- 
sia, the main harrier to German ex- 
pansion eastward, would play hall or 
else, A powerful German army had 
been concentrated on the Polish- Rus- 
sian frontier, an expeditionary force 
had been Set up in Northern Nor- 
way, facing eastward toward Russia, 
a new powerful flank position had 
been attained to on the coast of Pin- 
land, and about 1,200,000 German 
troops had been installed in Ruman- 
ia. Russia recognised the threat of- 
fered by Germany's strong position 
so she sent M. MolotofT on a journey 
to Germany, since Hitler held the 
whip hand, to come to an understand- 
ing with the German Reichstag gov- 
ernment, and yield as little as pos- 
sihle. It looked like he would have to 
yield quite a bit, even so far as bring 
ing Russia in as an Axis partner, 
when the earthquake ruined Ruman- 
an oil supply sources, wrecked trans- 
portation and communications, of the 
">,<)()<) square miles on which the Ger- 
man army had been jockeyed into pos- 
ition, and so weakened Germany's 
thrust eastward, that we doubt 
greatly whether MolotofT will com- 
mit Russia as an Axis partner, in 
ipite "f what the Germans and Ital- 
ians are claiming. 

Other factors which ought to 
be taken into consideration in 
judging whether Russia will soon 
be an Axis partner are the fol- 
lowing: 1. Re-election of Pres- 
ident Roosevelt which signifies 
continuation of l*. S. firm stand 
as regards foreign policy and re- 
doubling of war supplies to Brit- 
ain. 2. Failure of the Italian 
Army to blitzkrieg Greece and its 
definite effect on Axis prestige, 
particularly in the Balkans. 3. 
Victories of General de Gaule, 
leader of the "Free France" 
movement, in French Indo-China 
and French Equatorial Africa. 
Friends, don't be too hasty in as- 
suming that the hammer and sickle 
will soon be beating against Britain. 
Since the earthquake has shuffled the 
cards, our guess is that MolotofT is 
now holding more than a few high 

Pits of current interest: Twenty- 
nine of the thirty-eight ships in the 
Mritish convoy being stalked by a 
giant pocket battleship in Mid-At- 
Inatic last week, were saved by the 
heroic efforts of the crew of the small 
British merchant vessel, Jarvis Bay, 
which engaged the German ship in 
battle until the rest of the convoy 
Continued nv Page 4 






>» t'el* 

There has been much talk, serious 
and otherwise, about the band the 
military boys signed up for their 
ball. Few people know enough about 
the unit to say anything worth quot- 
ing, and the rest seem to think it's 
a wise choice. 

The first thing you've got to get 
through your head is that for the 
amount of money the Military Ball 
Committee has to spend they can't 
buy you Glenn Miller or Tommy Dor- 
sey, or even Tommy Reynolds. They 
can't buy a band that has had enough 
advertising spent on it so that every- 
body and his third cousin knows them. 
Just because a band isn't known does- 
n't mean that it isn't good. 

Hal Mclntyre has been a three year 
favorite at Lake Compounce. He has 
brought the same thousands of peo- 
ple back for more, year after year, 
and his thirteen piece outfit will 
probably turn out to be a standout 
among Military Ball bands of the 
past and present. 

The only difference between a lot 
of local bands, and the ones booked 
out of New York, is the booker's push 
behind them. Thousands of dollars 
are spent for radi > time, recordings, 
new. paper ads, flyers. All this, to 
convince you that a band you've never 
heard in your life is just about tops. 
You know that a great many people 
prai e hands they've never really 
Continued on Page « 


My Kuy 

We are once again faced with i 
deadline and no news at all cos. 
sequently we steal from the No>. 
Mademoiaello its classes of m> 
the identifying marks of each, a- | 
aid to all young ladies pursuing - a 
date for Military. This is how, accord 
ing to Mile anyway, men are divided: 

1. "The umbrella-cluteher"— " oru? „ f 
the bumbashoot boys, complete 
with raincoat and collapsible rub 
bers" — safe but dull. 

(P. S. Not for military.) 

2. "The southern scout" — he ha.- a 
corny accent, bright ties aw 
very bright eyes — which wa&der, 

3. "The mismatched muser" — wears 
tired tweeds and an "I -am -living 
in-another-world" air. Com] 
insecurity, but dreamy ey« 

4. "The 2-goal polo player" — money 
in his hair and a perpetual u 
mufHer around his neck. 
forgets to come home— would 
probably supply orchids. 

5. "Small town big-timer" — Flower 
in buttonhole, padding in should- 
ers, pain in neck. Colossal phoney, 
but Big Splash as an import. 

<>. "The eternal youngster" — g 
less socks and a polo coat at I 
thinks he's struck the Pom 
of Youth (in bottled form), i 
really he needs to be thrown in 
and drowned. 



Shades of Shakespeare 

Professor Frank P. Hand happens to be a supporter of the 
long-lived pun. At Radcliffe, we are sure, he would be in his glory. 

RadclirTe, home of great minds, has two professors worthy' 
note. In a Government class an instructor said that "It takes 
a lot of horse sense to make a stable government." And from 
the English department, "Free verse is nothing more than the 
triumph of mind over meter." 

And They Huffed And Puffed 

For years and years the Connecticut Valley has been ravaged 
by gusts of HOT AIR. Strangely enough, there is a total of over 
200 faculty members teaching at Amherst College and State Col- 

A much-needed addition to science in these parts, 
an instrument — known as a sounding balloon theodolite 
and used by Admiral Byrd on his last Antarctic expedi- 
tion has been purchased by Amherst College for its 
astronomy department. Students in meteorology and 
naviagtion will use the apparatus for determining wind 
velocity and direction over the Connecticut Valley. 

Of course, Professor Glick will shake his head, thunder like 
Socrates, and insist that using this sort of implication is decidedly 
FALSE LOGIC. But, then, with our scholastic average of 68 and 
3 8ths, we may merely have a case of "sour grapes" in leading 
our hypothetical readers to believe our theory that "the <*& 
professor is a dead professor." Therefore, we modify our asser- 
tion: professorial gusts of hot air are not great enough to ■ 
measured by theodolites. We hate to exaggerate. 

Cap and Bells 

Football has been dropped as a sport at Olivet College i 
Michigan. Thus is the intellectual development of the OlivH ft**" 
man deterred. For the sake of knowledge, we ask: how will thX* 
valuable freshman bull sessions exist without arguing <» 
sidization or Non-Subsidization of Football Players. 

Speaking of bull sessions, one prominent professor -aid 
class this week that we should never bind any one on th' »1 
ments he used in a bull session . . . These arguments, said t 
prof, merely illustrate a point in question. 



Is From Dance Will be Used For the Alumnae Scholarship 
Loan Fund — At K. of C. Hall, Belmont — Second 
Annual Affair 

vj a .. ichueettl State Alumni living 

i i sgx Boston will sponsor their 

*«ond annual "Barn Dance" on Sat- 

.j-pjay evening 1 ! November 23rd, ac 

icording to a note just received from 

luiivc Norwood '39 who is chairman 

„f publicity for the event. 

The dance will be held at K. of C. 
| Mali M Trapello road in Belmont and 
L|H start at 8:30 o'clock. Tickets may 
,1 at the door. 
Students, alumni, alumnae, and 
IfntTuLs are all cordially invited. Pro- 
ceeds from the dance will be used for 
the Alumnae Scholarship Loan Fund. 


Continued from Page 1 

l at Stat©, says Director Alviani, be- 
cause "we felt the need of a smaller 

I instrumental group to augment the 

Jlarge band." Its versatility is better 
adapted to the demands of a college 

■chowing than would be a symphony, 

I added the genial mentor. 

The group, such as was introduced 
to the musical world only five years 

lege at Boston by Arthur Fiedler, 
will play a program ranging from 
solemn classics to lighter popularized 

Ittflga by Herbert and Romberg next 
Thursday. Edwin King is the student 

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I"-: News of the Da) 

SuN.-MON., NOV. 17-18 

<<>nt. Sun. 2-10:30 p.m. 

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All senior portrait orders will 
be delivered to seniors at the In 
dex office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
on Monday, November 18. Recep- 
tionist will be here one day only. 

Seniors are asked to pay the 
balance of their bills when por- 
traits are delivered to them at the 

Formation of Eastern Paper 

Association is Being 


In the celebration of its seventy- 
fifth anniversary, the University of 
New Hampshire has laid plans to in- 
clude in the festivities a conference 
of the leading college newspapers 
from twenty-nine major colleges and 
universities of New England. The 
purpose of this conference is to form 
an "Association of New England Col- 
legiate Newspapers" — an association 
that is much desired at the present 

Need for such an organization 
springs from the basic differences in 
New England and western journalism. 
The majority of New England college 
papers are in tabloid style, and ad- 
here to the more conservative types 
and makeups, modeling the New York 
Times and other standard dailies. 

Included on the program are talks 
by the important men of newspaper- 
dom, round table discussions on all 
phases of the tabloid world, an in- 
teresting tour of the University's 
beautiful campus, and a combination 
banquet and dance. 

Massachusetts State College will 
probably be represented (December 
13 and 14), and, in the future the 
College and "The Massachusetts Col- 
legian" will undoubtedly be vital fac- 
tors in the successful coordination of 
New England undergraduate journal- 

In the west, journalism standards 
have changed radically, leaving the 
\ew England members of the Asso- 
ciated Press in a class not too-well 
considered by the national press. 

Community Concert 

Letter Received Regarding 

Seating at Pittsfield 


Freshman Hygiene 
The Dean's Office wishes to remind 
the freshmen that Section B of the 
Hygiene class is now meeting and 
all absentees are urged to attend reg- 

Stowell Coding, President of the 
Amherst Community Concert Associ- 
ation has received the following let- 
ter from Miss Mary A. Bristol, Sec- 
retary of the Pittsfield Community 
Concert Association in regard to the 
Pittsfield Community Concerts. The 
letter follows: 

Dear President Coding: 

Owing to the new ruling of the 
State Building Inspectors, they will 
not allow us to put in chairs for our 
Community Concerts. We oversold 
our house, to some extent, depending 
on these extra chairs and now that 
we can not have them we are placed 
in an embarrassing situation both to 
our own members and also the mem- 
bers from other associations to whom 
we wish to extend reciprocity. Under 
the circumstances I thought I ought 
to let you know that we would not 
be able to seat your member! if they 
came over, rather than to let th-ni 
take the trip and be disappointed af- 
ter they got here. 

However, Amherst members will be 
welcomed to stand in the rear of the 
hall and occupy any vacant seats af- 
ter the Pittsfield member* have been 


We regret this more than I can tell 
you, but trust you understand the 
situation. With kind regards. 


Mary A. Bristol 
Secretary Pittsfield Community 
Conceit Association 

Guest Speakers 

Headquarters For 




143 Main St. Northampton 

Dr. H. J. Muller, research inves- 
tigator in genetics, and Dr. H. H. 
.'lough, professor of genetics, both 
at Amherst College, were today add 
ed to the list of guest instructors who 
will assist at the l.'Uh annual Poul- 
try Breeders' School to be held at the 
State College November 13, 14, and 
16, it was announced today by Dr. 
Raymond T. Parkhurst, head of the 
State College poultry department. 



Amherst and Willlamntown. Man*. 
Specialfnta in College and School 

High Quality 


Serving Williams College. Amherst. 
Mass. State. Stockbridge School of Agri- 
culture, Deerfield Academy. 

Christmas Cards 

New Gift Lines 

Perfume and Dusting Powder 

Miss Cutler 1 's Gift Shop 


Authority on Plant Nutrition to Speak on "Foliage and Analysis 

and Yield Curves in Studies of Forest Tree Nutrition" 

Wednesday Night Here 


Newman Club Sponsoring Talk 
by Fr. Nealis at Fight 

in Chapel 

"The Catholic Attitude Toward 
Marriage' will be the subject of a lec- 
ture in the Old Chapel Auditorium 
at eight o'clock tonight by the Rev. 
Fr. Donald Nealis. The program is 
being sponsored by the Newman 

Following the talk, the speaker 
will answer question from the floor 
in open discussion. The meeting is 
open to the public. 

Father Nealis has for Beveral years 
been associated with university stu 
dents in Pittsburgh, Penn., and is 
national Chaplain of Phi Kappa Fra- 

Fine Arts 


S. S. Smith Speaks on 
"The Fine Arts in a 

Professor S. Stevenson Smith, edu- 
cational counselor for the American 
Society of Composers, Authors, and 
Publishers, author, educator, lectur 
it, and theater critic, delivered a 
lecture in the CM ('hapel on Tues- 
day on the subject "The Fine Arts 

in a Democracy." The program was 

one of a series arranged by the Fine 
Aits Council. 

The speaker made a most favorable 
impression upon the audience of 
interested students, members of the 
faculty, and friends. 

In his lecture, Professor Smith 
dwelt on the importance of safeguard- 
ing the intellectual properties of 
composers ami writers who in a de- 
mocracy are without the subsidies 
provided under other f ■.inns of gov 
eminent for persons of nenius. He 
discussed particularly the United 
Slates Copyright Law. 

Among his statements in the dis- 
cussion of music, Professor Smith re- 
marked that he realized that jazz had 
its place in the music field, ami was 
the result of our metropolitan life. 

"American poetry, art, and music-," 
he said, "is becoming of age." He 
hoped, also, that American folk ways 
will soon be Inc orpo r a ted in a place 
of prominence. 

This lecture was only one in a 
series living made by Professor 
Smith throughout the country before 
club and college audiences. 

Sigma Xi, national scientific hon- 
orary society, will hold its annual 
full meeting at the Old Chapel Wed- 
nesday, November 2(1 with Dr. P. K. 
Cast of the Harvard School of For- 
estry as the principal speaker. 

Dr. Cast, a world famous authority 
on plant nutrition, will speak on 
"Foliage Analysis and Yields Curves 
in Studies of Forest Tree Nutrition." 

Membership in Sigma Xi is open 
to professors and graduate students 
who have shown exceptional ptomise 
in the field of science. The society 
was founded for the purpose of fur- 
thering scientific research in this 

Dr. Charles A. Peters of the Chem- 
istry department is president of the 
society here. Flections to the society 
are held semi-annually at which time 
all the outstanding work done in the 
field of science is recognized. 

Business Manager 

Robert Nottenbtirg is Fleeted 

ihismess Manager of 
'Collegian 1 

Robert Nottenbttrg '42 was elected 

Business Manager of the Collegian 

at a meeting of the business board 
held yesterday afternoon. Charles F. 
Bishop '42 was named Advertising 
Manager; Richard Cox '42, Circula- 
tion Manager; Russell Lalor, Sub- 
scription Manager. 

These elections were to fill vacan- 
cies caused by resignations and trans- 
fers of the former ollice holders. All 
I hose chosen will begin their new 
duties immediately. 

Notteiiburg comes from VValtham, 
is a member of Tau Kpsilon Phi, and 
is a major in education and mathe- 
matics. Bishop comes from Walpole, 
is an officer of Phi Sigma Kappa, and 
is majoring in chemistry and mili- 

Cox is a member of Theta Chi, hails 
from Bridgewater, and is a history 
major. Jailor's home is in Framing- 
ham. He is a member of Q.T.V. Ib- 
is an animal husbandry major. 




With Name and Fraternity 




George Leland Nichols, pianist, of 
Northampton, formerly on the foe 

ulty of Amherst College, will give a 
recital at five o'clock next Sundaj 
afternoon in Tin- Jones Library Audi- 
torium. Mr. Nichols is a graduate of 
Amherst College and the American 

Conservatory of Music in Chicago, 

lias studied abroad and was for years 

before coming to Amherst College 

professor <»f piano and theory at 

Ohio Wesleyan University, lie is a 

member of the American Guild of 
Organists and the American Associa- 
tion of College Professors. 



"1 Main Street 
Byes Examined Classes Repaired 

Prescriptions Filled 

Fencing Club 

All men and women who an- in- 
terested in the noble art of fencing 
are asked to meet in the Index office 
in the Memorial building at f> p.m. on 

Tuesday, November 19. 

DeMolay Members 

There will be s meeting to form a 
DeMolay Social Club on Campus on 

Thursday November 14th at the Row 
ditch Clubhouse at 7:-'50. At the meet- 
ing plans will be discussed for a 
dance in the near future. 
Menorah Club 

The Menorah Club will hold Fri- 
day Evening Services tomorrow night 
at 7:4fi in the auditorium of the M<- 
mortal Mall. The services will be fol- 
lowed by a social. 

Outing Mni, 

The Massachusetts Slate College 
Outing Club will participate in a 
weekend hike in the White Moun- 
tains from Friday through Sunday. 
There will also be a Holyoke Range 
Trip starting at d o'clock Sunday 
morning. Members will leave from 
•he Mem Building. 

Th<- office of the Outing Club in 

'he Downstair! Memorial Hall will 

be open between ihe hour- 12:30 and 

i every wekday Friday through Sun 

day for any of the club's business. 

If you cannot come down for a delicious evening snack, be sure that you have a supply of cookies, doughnuts. 

or cakes to eat while you are doing your homework. 








by Irving Kabinovitz 

'Rite of 

Friday— 1:80 p.m., Stockbridge Hall I "Plan E— The New England 

John W. Haigis, Chairman Town Meeting Up to Date" 

Mayor Roger L. Putnam, Spring- 'Saturday — 9:30 a.m., Stockbridge 

Who worte this fiendish 
What right had he to write the 
Against our helpless ears to fling 
Its crash, clash, cling, bing 
bang, bing? 
This rather clumsy jingle would be 
rejected by the Collegian Quarterly, 
but the Boston Herald saw fit to print 
it on the occasion of the first Ameri- 
can performance of Le Sacre du 
Printemps by Igor Stravinsky in 
1924. But the members of that Paris 
audience, at the world premiere of 
the ballet, did not express their re- 
action by a lifted eyebrow and a few 
lines of rhyme, but by catcalls, (the 
French version of the raspberry) 
and, as the evening wore on, and 
their tempers wore thin, by a full- 
fledged riot. 

That performance has gone down 
in history and like a great battle or 
an important assassination, is now 
surrounded by a vast body of legend. 
It is said that an irate Frenchman, 
considered the applause of a member 
of the German legation as a national 
affront, and gave him a couple of 
healthy shoves, and nothing less than 
an official apology could soothe the 
ruffled feelings of the German govern- 
ment. One American survivor of the 
fray reported that during the height 
of the excitement, he felt a tingling 
sensation in his scalp. He was great- 
ly surprised, he related, to discover 
that, for a number of bars, a young 
enthusiast in the row behind has been 
beating out the tempo on his temples. 
The idea for this ballet came to 
Stravinsky in a dream, not, as 
one would expect of a composer, 
in musical form, hut as a vision. 
He had a vision of a young wom- 
an dancing before a group of an- 
cient men, men who were brittle 
and dry, almost petrified, with 
the weight of years. The young 
maiden was dancing herself to 
death, a sacrifice to the god of 
spring. The theme so impressed 
the thirty-year old composer that 
he immediately embodied it in 
music, elaborating it to symbol- 
ize the worship of the forces of 
nature by primitive man. 
Stated in these terms, there seems 
little cause for riot and bloodshed, 
but the story is only half told. A sug- 
gestion as to the type of music Stra- 
vinsky wrote is given by Cecil Gray, 
the English critic. He labelled "Rite 
of Spring" "An attto da fr, in which 
music is bound to the stake and sacri- 
ficed f«»r refusing t<> recant her 
opinions and convictions." These are 
harsh words, but a generation of Am- 
erican and South American compos- 
ers, who have been fascinated by 
Stravinsky and his daring musical ex- 
periments, have not taken Cecil's 
words too seriously. 

Perhaps the essence of the com- 
ments both pro and con is contained 
in the dictum of a French critic, 
"The cult of the false note has, never 
boon practiced with such zeal." The 
music of "The Rite" is deenly rooted 
in Russian folk song, but the inspir- 
ation and the treatment of these 
themes comes from pagan, fire-Chris- 
tian Russia. Columbia recently re- 
corded this work with Igor Stravin- 
sky conducting the Philharmonic- 
Symphony Orchestra of New York. 
Hearing tins music is an experience 
not soon forgotten. It is not beauti- 
ful. The hundred-throated orchestra 
gives voice to a cry that is hardly 
human. It is the sound emitted by 
a half-human beast as he emerges 
from his cave and feeling the warmth 
of the sun, knowing that the terrors 
of winter arc at an end, participate! 
in the upsurge and burgeoning of 


In this score is expressed the 
most primitive form of music, 
rhythm. In Part I, in the section 

Continued on Pag* J 

field, "Financing the City's Pro- 

Danforth W. Comins, president, As- 
sociation of Town Finance Com- 
mittees, "Powers, Duties, and 
Procedure of Town Finance Com- 

James P. Taylor, secretary, Ver- 
mont State Chamber of Com- 
merce, "Why Modernize the An- 
nual Municipal Report" 

Richard A. Atkins, assistant sec- 
retary, Boston Municipal Re- 
search Bureau, "County Issues — 
Old Style and New" 

Friday— 7:30 p.m., Old Chapel Audi- 
torium — W m. L. M a c h m e r, 

Herman C. Loeffler, secretary, Bos- 
ton Municipal Research Bureau, 
"Voting by Proportional Repre- 
sentation." Demonstration of the 

Walter J. Millard, field secretary, 
National Municipal League, 


Miss Elizabeth M. Herlihy, chair- 
man Mass. State Planning Board 
— "Progress of Planning and 

James P. Taylor, secretary, Ver- 
mont State Chamber of Com- 
merce, "How to Modernize the 
Annual Municipal Report" 
Saturday — 10:30 a.m., Stockbridge 


Government and Administration 
Local Finance 
Town Forests 

Participants of Roundtables 

Walter J. Millard— "The City Man- 

Herman C. Loeffler — "Proportional 

James P. Taylor — "How to Mod- 
ernize the Annual Municipal Re- 

Richard A. Atkins — "The Massa- 
chusetts County" 

Thomas J. Costello, Board of 

County Commissioners, Hamp- 
den County, "County Finance" 

Harold H. Everett, town manager, 
"Town Manager Government in 
Mansfield, Mass." 

Daniel Tyler, Jr., Chairman Board 
of Selectmen, "The New Role of 
the Selectman" 

Clarence A. Bingham, head of 
Bingham Survey Associates, "Ef- 
ficient Municipal Government 
and Economy" 

Harris Reynolds, secretary Mass. 
Forest and Park Association, 
"How to Get More Town For- 

Robert P. Holdsworth, professor of 
Forestery on campus, "Develop- 
ing the Town Forest 

Malcolm A. McKenzie, assistant re- 
search professor of Botany on 
campus, "The Tree Warden and 
the Town Forest" 

Joseph F. Drennan, Purchasing 
Agent of Springfield, "Central- 
ized Purchasing in Springfield, 

Major George J. Cronin, State 
Purchasing Agent, "State Pur- 


Dr. Marie Gutowska of State College Research 

Staff Makes Public Appeal of Polish Women 

A letter from the women of War- 
saw, Poland, brought to America by 
a secret and circuitous route, has now 
been made public as an appeal to 
American women, announced Dr. Ma- 
rie S. Gutowska, who recently at- 
tended a committee meeting of Polish 
American Women in New York. Dr. 
Gutowska, formerly a professor of 
Physiology and Nutrition at Warsaw 
University and at present on the re- 
search staff of Massachusetts State 
College, explained that the very 

as Poles, as mothers, as wives, as 
sisters and as daughters." 

"Our husbands — our brothers and 
fathers — perished in mass murders 
which wiped out tens of thousands. 
They die slowly in dungeons or per- 
ish from starvation and cold in war 
prisoners' camps. 

"Our sons — the future and pride 
of the nation — either perish like their 
fathers (boys of 12 and 14 years 
of age were by no means lacking 
among those who were shot), or are 

words of suffering Polish mothers had | registered and taken away to alleged 
been memorized by a woman who j labor camps in Germany whence there 
came from Poland to America this is no return. 

fall where she was free to put in j "Our daughters — our little girls, 
writing the message she had careful- ; the dearest joy of our lives, — are be- 

ly memorized. It was decided by the 
committee of Polish American wom- 
en to translate this letter into Eng- 

ing apprehended on the streets or 
abducted from their homes under cov- 
er of night, imprisoned in company 

lish and to raise funds to distribute with prostitutes and deported to Ger- 

copies of it to American women in man brothels. And there are among 

an effort to break down the "barriers us mothers who, no longer able to 

of cruel isolation." ; shed tears, ask God for one thing 

Not of a pecuniary nature, the only;— 'that their daughters might 

purpose of this appeal is to raise a die.' 

powerful voice in America in the "Our churches are burned— our 

name of martyred Poland, which, fet- schools are closed— we have no means 

tered and strangled by the military of earning a living— we can only beg 

might of two enemies, is unable to , a "d die. 

speak for herself. "Our homes, once cozy firesides, 

„ , „ . , iT _ . stand empty — no longer sheltering 

The fo lowing excerpts from this T , . ,, , 

7 .m anyone. Their walls ceased to be a 

letter carry a deep significance: «,,,.». ,-h „ r> i 

e protection, since every German has 

" — But history fails to record a a right to enter at any time the 

Calvary equal to that, which we, the abode of any Pole and take therefrom 

w om en of Poland, are living through anything that might look worthwhile 

now. We are suffering — as Catholics, to him; furniture, linens and the last 

remnants of suplies. 

"Locked within a vicious circle of 
misfortune and unable to communi- 
cate with the rest of the world, we 
listen with stupefaction to the c fflcial 
pronouncements of the German mas- 
ters. . . . Listening to the cynical lies 
brazenly uttered, we tremble lest the 
world might believe them. ... Do 
not believe what the Germans say. . . . 
There is no Pole who would cooperate 
with the Germans unless it be under 
threat of a gun aimed at his chil- 
dren's heads. 

"We endeavor, however, not to 
abandon ourselves to despair. We be- 
lieve in Divine Justice, in the justice 
of history and in the victory of good 
over evil. We have faith in the vic- 
tory of the allies and we wait for 
the day of their triumph. 

"What would have happened to 
Europe if, in August of last year, 
Poland has pusillanimously yielded to 
Hitler's demands and Germany had 
thrown all her might against the 
western world — then still unprepared 
for war? 

"Therefore, we do not beg for pity 
but ask for help — as people who 
fought in the front lines. Do not re- 
fuse us your help. Let your voices 
fill the world that it may acknowl- 
edge the deliverance of Poland as 
its most urgent concern; let it be 
moved by our misfortune; let it un- 
derstand our plight. This is all we 
ask of you." 

Carnival Committee 

There will be a meeting i 
Winter Carnival Committee - 
Wednesday evening at 7:30 in % 
morial Hall. 

Newman Club 

There will be a Communion lirea* 
fast immediately following the 
o'clock Mass at the St. Bridge 
I'arish Hall, Sunday, November 17. 
Varsity Club 

A meeting will be held tonight a:| 
7:15 p.m. in the Physical EducatirJ 
Building. Discussion will inciuj 
jackets for members of the "M" 
Varsity Club. An "M" Club dan«[ 
like the one held last year, will A 
planned at a date a few weeks jl 
the future. All members are urged •[ 
be present. 

Wesley Foundation 

The speaker this Sunday evenird 
will be Professor Welles of the <fel 
partment of education. Everyone ±\ 
invited to attend the meeting at 
at the home of Dr. Lindsey. 
Mathematics Club 

At the November meeting of | 
Mathematics Club on Tuesday evt- 
ning, November 19, at 7:30 o'cloctl 
Mr. George Danaczko '43 will speal 
on the Mathematics in Navigati<;[ 
and Mr. Woodrow R. Jacobson '41 
"Rounded Numbers." 


Junior Writes Home to Mother Again And Tells 
Oi Experiences at Thatcher Dance and Date Plans 

Dear Mother: 

I got your letter this morning. I 
was so happy to see that you sent me 
a dollar and a half for my books. 
I really hate to spend so much for 
them, but you just can't help it 
around here. Before I forget, please 
send me enough money to take care 
of my trip to New York, last week- 
end. I guess thirty dollars will about 
do it. I had a lovely time. 

Mother, I wish I could do some- 
thing to help Prexy's dog. I guess 
someone must have stepped on it. At 
least its stomach hangs down and 
humps on the ground every time it 
takes a step. Perhaps they could put 
a stick along its back from its head 
to its tail and then tie the stomach 
up to it. 

Oh, mother, what shall I do? So- 
rority rushing is this week, and the 
sororities are having dances. But 
Cynthia has appendicitis and so I 
haven't got a dale! Mother, how do 
you get girls to invite you to dances? 
I watched one girl trying to get a 
hoy to invite her some place, but I 
can't make my eyes do things like 

Perhaps if you sent up my violin, 

I could serenade the abbey. I'd cer- 
tainly get at least one offer that way! 
Of course there is that girl that was 
up at the Thatcher Hall dance the 
other night. It seems that all the 
boys were suposed to kiss their girls 
at nine fifteen. Well, my girl wasn't 
with me just then, and some Betty 
must have mistaken me for her date, 
'cause she swung me around and 
kissed me. It was nice. I don't think 
her hoy friend likes me. Do you think 
she'd invite me? I think she speaks 
French, too. 

Mother, I've been waiting for the 
library dance to be announced, but 
I haven't heard anything about it yet. 
They took all the furniture out of 
the main hall long ago. I don't think 
there will he much work to the dance. 

The orchestra can sit. on the itain 

and then we can dance all over the 
libe. Perhaps they might even take 
out the tables in the study halls for 
US. Wouldn't that he swell? I guess 
maybe then I'd find out why they call 
the libe a date bureau. Maybe Mr. 
Wood would he a chaporone. 

But if they aren't going to have 
a dance there, I wish they would put 
back the litle benches with the cute 

Continmd from Psgt 2 

escaped under cover of a smo, 
screen. — Explosions in three Nm 
Jersey and Pennsylvania plants, i 
of which was working on Nation 
Defense contracts, have started thf 
FBI investigating to determir,! 
whether there was any sabotage- 
Just before our entrance into Wat 
War I, mysterious explosions w*\ 
also quite current. — 10,000 Wii 
Clubs plan to continue a program 
"Loyal opposition" under the nan 
of "We, the People." — Opposition :l 
F.D.R., loyal as it may be, is ratbel 
dangerous at present, in our opinkT 
Republicans are determined to maij 
a joke of the phrase "National Ur. 
ty." — The great rush of voluntt^ 
for the army makes any need of 
draft unlikely before spring or su 
mer. Another tribute to the graj 
power of propaganda — The U. S. 
planning to to establish a new aj 
base in Yucatan which will guard ta( 
Gulf of Mexico. Acapulco, Sahs 
Cruz, and Sonora, all on the Mexico 
coast, are also possible air bases : 
prevent U. S. invasion through M«| 
ico, say army air strategists. 

Reports state that the BribJkl 
R.A.F. is playing havoc with 
Italians in Greece. British ne* 
positions around Greece hau 
strengthened Britain enough sol 
that she has warned Spain not to[ 
fortify Tangiers oposite Gibral- 
tar, or else. — Reports say that | 
the German liner Bremen has 
been sunk by a British torpedo. 
If true, this would be quite »| 
blow to Germany's merchant ma- 
rine tonnage. 

Well, the news tempo is befall 
ped up more and more. Myst<: 
explosions, our ships threat) 
sea, patriotism being pitched Mfl 
and higher, political sect.! 
prevalent even after election t ;! 

collapsible seats that used to be in 
front of the door. My, hut I liked 
those! When you sat down on them, 
all the air went "whooff!", out the 
other end. If you were fast, you could 
run down to sit on that end before 
the air got out. It was kinda like 
playing, "Going to Jerusalem." 

Well, mother, if you are really go- 
ing to have that party for me when 
I come home, please do me a favor. 
I guess maybe you better invite the 
nurse, the minister, the man from event after event transpiring ■! 
Lewil Hall, Cynthia, her new boy such insane rapidity that one It tt 
friend, and that French teacher of pressed to interpret the true im| '"'■ 
mine. I don't know how they did it, ance of each. To keep you Itdtt 
but they all found out what I told M to all major events would ,; 
you about them. I guess my room much more space than we an- *w 
mate must have told them. Anyhow, ed. In the future, as in the ;■>-' 
they might like me better if you did, shall attempt to review that < 
b e ca me right now they're all kind *e think most vital. 

of peeved at me. I don't know why, ' ■ 

hut they are. Love and Kisses, 

Then maybe you'd hotter ask the Junior 

dean, too. He doesn't understand me. P.S. Mother, do diamond* 
I went in to see him about changing I much 7 Please get me two. A 1 " 
my major, and he didn't seem any too some of my friends to tin I 1 
happy about it. And I've only changed Also, send Cynthia some Bo** 
it three times so far, and besides, like her! Well, mother, mel •' 
home emonomica books cost less. So irfee parly, and I do hope 
you better invite him, too. been reading those ads thfl 

Well, mother, I got a date. She's 1 "More and mote of my gU' ; 
Smith '43, just under mv chin, dark, for 


Mian Announces Results 
ilucation Classes This Fall- 
More Hiding, 


of Survey Taken in Physical 
-213 Men Questioned Want 
Tennis, etc. 

\ growing desire for instruction 
BO-called social sports which 
Tvill be of value to them after grad- 
uation U expressed by the freshman 
I at Massachusetts State College 
fall, according to Sidney W. 
Cautfman, instructor in physical ed- 

li, porting on a questionnaire re- 
turned by 243 freshmen men who 
Ife taking required courses in physi- 
cal education, Kauffman cites results 
Lowing that more men desire fur- 
ther instruction in riding, tennis, ski- 
ing, swimming, archery, skating, and 
baiioeing in preference to opportunity 
for instruction and participation in 
basketball, baseball, football, and oth- 
pjtr team sports. 

Swimming, for several years plac- 
id at the top of the list, is this year 
Superseded by demand for instruc- 
tion in riding, tennis, and skiing. This 
spite of the fact that there are 
bnly eight men in the group who 
fannot swim 25 yards. 

Results of the questionnaire, be- 
lieves Kauffman, are a justification 
pf his contention that more emphasis 
khould be placed on the so-called 
t carry over value" sports; that is on 
Lorts which can be participated in 
1ml enjoyed by individuals after col- 
lege, through middle age. 

4-H All Stars 


Western Massachusetts Spoils 

Council Holds First 

Session of Season 

The Massachusetts Delta Chapter of 
-H All Stars held a business meet- 
ng and conference Sunday at the 
Farley Clubhouse. Uncle George Far- 
i. spoke at the Sunday service. 
bunding out a full weekend, the 
Delta Chapter held an initiation for 
lew members Saturday night at the 
>H Clubhouse. At this time, Chester 
futney, president of the campus 4-H 
Voup, was initiated into the Delta 
Chapter of 4-H All Stars. 

Last Sunday the Western Massa- 
chusetts Sports Council met at State. 
The council has a threefold purpose: 
(1) to give a course in jumping and 
cross country skiing, (2) to help of- 
ficiate at ski meets, (8) to approve 
ski judges. 

Bill Fuller '41, captain of the State 
skiing team, took an examination at 
that time in order to become a ski 
judge. These exams are given by the 
sports council. 

Alex Forsland, director of athletics 
at Mt. Hermon, was chairman of the 
conference which was attended by 30 
members. Warren Chivers, skiing 
coach at Vermont Academy and a 
member of the 1936 Olympic team, 
spoke to the council. He encouraged 
apparatus work and tumbling now 
in order to get in condition for the 
winter season. Roger Langley, inter- 
national ski jumping judge and pres- 
ident of the National Ski Association 
told of the growing need for certified 

The conference held last Sunday- 
was the first of three that will be 
held during the winter season. The 
annual Western Massachusetts Win- 
ter Sports Council will be December 
8 at State. Its theme will be recrea- 
tional skiing. 



Paige's Service 

(Next to Post Office) 


JSocony Products 


The first issue of the QuarWrhi will 
be out either at the end of this week 
or the beginning of next week. This 
edition will contain fiction and more 
poetry than usual. There will be pub 
lished prose pieces by Hal Forrest, 
Hob Fitzpatrick and Marguerite De- 
Rautz, and poetry by Hal McCarthy 
and Bob McCartney. The style of this 
issue will, in general, follow that of 
the last issue. Since it is the fall 
edition the fall motif will be preva- 
lent throughout it. 

Something new in college rivalry, 
the ti i .-;t annual New England Int.- 
collegiate Barber Shop Quartet Cham 
ptonship, will be staged in Boston 
this winter under the direction of 
Everett Hoagland, nationally' known 

young maestro, and University of 

Southern California alumnus. 

The scene of the college barber 
shop harmony battle, open to both 
Joe College and Hetty Co-Ed, will be 
the Terrace Room of Hotel Statler, 
where Hoagland and his orchestra 
are currently a popular attraction 
with the college dance set. 

Launching the weekly series of Fri- 
day evening elimination meets will 
be several greater Boston college 
quartets, including Boston University 
and Emerson College, tomorrow eve- 
ning at 11 :30. 

All New England colleges and uni- 
versities are eligible to enter, with 
no limit imposed on the number of 
quartets from the same college. Quar- 
tets may represent a class, fraternity, 
sorority, dormitory, club, athletic 
team or any other organization, or it 
may be a pick-up group. Free choice 
is given the entries in the selection 
of their barber shop numbers. 

Winners of the various preliminary 
songfests will meet in the final in 
competition for the New England 
Championship Trophy, offered by D. 
B. Stanbro, Manager of Hotel Statler 
and a former University of Buffalo 
harmonizer. This trophy will remain 
in competition until won three times 
by the same college. Individual tro- 
phies will be given members of the 
championship quartet and prizes also 
will be given for second and third 

Everett Hoagland will be host to 
the collegiate songsters for the supper 
dancing on the night of their appear- 
ance, and will be master of ceremonies 
for the competition. He will be assist- 
ed in contest arrangements by the 
Statler's Ed Place, former Brown 
varsity quartet member. 

1 rominent Speaker! Scheduled for Two Daj Seaaion on Campej 
-Round Table Meeting Will be Held Saturday 
Morning -Rohr Chairman 


Dr. Claude Meet Chairman of 

Committee Appointed 

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There will be an important 
meeting of the sophomore com 
petitors for the Index Hoard to- 
night at five in the Index Office 
in Memorial Hall, announced David 
Kagan, Associate Editor in charge 
of competition. 

-All competitors are required to 
attend a* certain technical points 
in regard to the publication of a 
yearbook will be explained at the 
time. Thin talk is important and 
intended to facilitate the work of 
the competitors for the board. It 
will not be repeated for those who 
do not attend. 


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and Suppers at Reasonable Rates 

Con tut ma from Page 1 
a detailed inventory of the college 
resources was made. 

In addition to listing of the college 
staff of specialists in many educa- 
tional and scientific fields, the inven- 
tory reported in detail on fields in 
which students may be trained for 
war time occupations, research for 
war-time or preparedness programs, 
and extension service programs. 

"The college is prepared to train 
students in a variety of war-time oc- 
cupations," the report stated. "Train- 
ing for the following positions is now 
being offered on a peace time basis 
and could be intensified in time of 

The list included the following oc- 
cupations: airplane pilots (the college 
is participating in the C.A.A. pro- 
gram); teachers and workers in food 
production, preservation, and conser 
vation; civil engineers and mechan- 
ical engineers; chemical engineers as 
chemical warfare or munitions work- 
ers; army camp workers, as leaders 
for recreation and physical educa- 
tion programs; foresters; psycholo- 
gists for testing recruits; trained per- 
sonnel workers; veterinarians for 
caring for transport animals and for 
preventing spread of animal disease; 
housing technicians; and soldiers. 

The college research program, ac- 
cording to the report, could also he 
quickly streamlined for active duty. 
Fields in which the State College 
research and laboratory services 
could be intensified, stated the report, 
are as follows: laboratory service for 
the sanitary control of milk, water, 
and food; research in fields of food 
spoilage, disinfection, etc.; industri- 
al research in chemistry, bacteriology. 
Civil engineering, lumber, pulp and 
paper; research in food conserva- 
tion, development of food substitutes 
to replace traditional food staples, 
study of ways to use certain surplus 
foods commodities. 

In the field of adult education, the 
report stated that "the normal work 
of the extension service could be in- 
tensified in time of war along the 
lines of food production, distribution, 
and conservation. The extension serv- 
ice COtlk] also carry on work in the 
field of sanitary prohlems." 

The extension service saw active 
duty in these fields during the last 
World War. 

Continued from Page 1 
other man in the world, will disCttU 

"Plan E the \ew England town 
meeting up to date." 

On Saturday morning will he held 
a series of round table* under the 
leadership of the above -mentioned 
speakers and others representing 
specialized fields of interest. 

Roundtahle leaders will include: 

Harold h. Everett, town manager of 

Mansfield, Mass.; Daniel Tyler Jr., 
Hrookline selectman; H. Poring 
Young, for 2K years selectman of 
Weston, who will tell of experiences 
Covering more than a quarter cen- 
tury as a town father; Clarence A. 
Bingham of Boston, president of the 
Bingham Survey Associates, who will 
speak of "Efficient town government 
with economy." 

Thomas J. Costello of Springfield, 
president of the county commission- 
ers and sheriffs association, will speak 
en town finance. Harris Reynolds, 
secretary of the Massachusetts For- 
est and Park Association, and l^ot. 
Robert P. Holdsworth, head of the 
forestry department, will discuss 
problems related to town forests. 

Joseph F. Prennan of Springfield, 
recently appointed purchasing agent 
for that city, will speak on central 
ized purchasing. 

It is expected that many prominent 
state officials, including Major (Jeorge 
J. Cronin, state purchasing agent, 
will attend the conference. 

New Walks 

Construction of a twelve-foot walk 
past Old Chapel and Memorial Hall, 
a project contemplated some time ago.* 
begins this week with the demolition 
of the old asphalt road familiar to 
all students. 


Continued from Page 1 
Each sorority is closed except dur- 
ing the scheduled open hours for teas 
and open house. 

In accordance with plans to further 
beautify the State College campus, 
the (I rounds Department last week- 
planted several young trees along 
various roads and before aOttM of the 
college huildings. Of the roads on the 
campus, the drive before C.wssmann 
Laboratory has been given special 
attention, since leaking gas itiafnn 
saturated the soil with poisonous 
fumes and killed most of the young 
trees previously existing here. 

The college buildings, notably 
Goodell Library, will appear more 
attractive next spring when the new 
l.v let trees bud into young beauty. 
Superintendent Armstrong has point- 
ed out that later on, when the growth 
of these trees has been carefully 
noted, tfcjoee which tend to obstruct 
the beauty of a building or disturh 
the symmetry of the pattern will !„. 
moved elsewhere. 




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more a c ade mi c minds will have i„ 
concede that culture must go band In 

hand with usefulness, and the the- 
orl \, that the thought is vital in 
proportion as it leads toward action." 
Li conclusion President Moore said 
'hat there must he cooperation be- 
tween liberal and technical schools. 

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WAR'S INFLUENCES era every- 
where, and not the least of them are 
noted in America's colleges. 

Here are four typical reports: 

At Florida State college, Dr. Anna 
Forbes Udell, head of the department 
of philosophy and religion, declares 
that an increase in registrations for 
Bible courses reflects upset world 

Looking for "basic values to which 
they can hold," college students over 
the entire country have evidenced in- 
creased interest in Bible courses for 
the last year or more, she says. 

At the College of Our Lady of 
Good Counsel in White I'lains, N. Y., 
a girls' school, increased interest in 
science courses has necessitated a 20 
per cent enlargement in laboratory 

The college attributes mounting in- 
terest in biology, chemistry and phys- 
ics to new opportunities in medical 
and scientific work opened up for 
women by America's preparedness 

Smith college, Northampton, Mass., 
because of events abroad which pro- 
hibit foreign study and threaten to 
eclipse European arts, has started a 
new course, "The Arts in America." 

It will deal with painting, archi- 
tecture, sculpture and the minor arts 
as an expression of American thought 
and taste from the colonial period to 
the present. 

At Central Missouri ( Warrensburg) 
State Teachers college, it is noted 
that interest in German courses is 
remaining at a high level, a situa- 
tion unlike that of 1916-17, when 
GemttUI courses were shunned by 
many students and dropped by many 

Recent events in Europe, it is said 
at Warrensburg, increase instead of 
lessen the need fur familiarity with 
the language. 

Left to right: Robert Hall, George Bragdon, Wesley Ackroyd, Harry Scollin, 
John Haskell, Ernest Bolt, Winthrop Avery. 

Hal Mclntyre Plus Fine Decorations 
Promise to Make Military Ball Tops 


Continued from Page 1 
life of Charles Goodyear, and musical 
selections by the women's glee club 
under the direction of Doric Alviani. 
These student programs ;ne heard 
over radio stations VYSI'K. WHAI 
and WSYB. 

Harry Scollin revealed further 
facts concerning the Military Ball 
which will be held Dec. 7 in ye olde 
Drill Hall. The committee is working 
hard to make this dance the best 
event sponsored by the R.O.T.C. unit. 
The feature of the evening will be the 
election of an Honorary Colonel, the 
feminine angle of the army. 

Favors will be awarded to the girls, 
the first presentation by the army to 
the feminine guests. Decorations are 
under the supervision of professional 
decorators, New England Interior 
Decorators, Inc. of Boston. 

The publicity committee is plan- 
ning novel methods of Military prop- 
aganda. The complete details have 
not been revealed as yet so we'll have 
*o wait another week anyway. 

This ball is the only college formal 
this semester and a large freshman 
turnout is expected. Many of the niili- 
'a.y majors are willing to help the 
fro h get dates if they are too bash- 

Music is the central theme and the 
Committee promises a good band in 
the person of Hal Mclntyre and his 
orchestra. The group consists of IS 
men and a female vocalist, always i 
welcome feature. The band is well 


known as a house band at Lake Com- 
pounce, Bristol, Connecticut, every 
Saturday night. They are responsible 
for the large attendance at Corn- 
pounce from northern Connecticut 
and Springfield and vicinty. 

Mclntyre is better known as one of 
the famous 5 man reed section in 
flenn Miller's orchestra and the man 
e ponsible for the tricky arrange- 
ments that have put Miller on top. 
The Mclntyre arrangements are ex- 
hibited in "Tuxedo Junction," "Cross- 
own," "Stonewall .Jackson," and 

■ .any others. 

The Mclntyre band was formed in 
1935 and since then has enjoyed con 

tinued success in its engagements at 
Lake Compounce and in other appear- 
ance; in Connecticut and Massachu- 

: etts. 

From present indications all Bigns 
'joint to a most successful inaugura- 
tion of the formal social season at 
State. The band, the decorations and 

■ Crything else which goes in to make 
'p fie military ball promise to make 

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Cod blinds absolutely beyond recog- 


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'41 Index 9 "Going to Town With a Vengeance' 
Promises a May 1st Delivery ot Outstanding Booh 

Yearbook off to Flying Start, Half of Undergraduate Statistics 

Ready — Large Part of Illustrations Drawn 

— Business Board at Work 

The 1941 Index Board i ; "going to 
town with a vengeance." In compari- 
son with last year's Index and the 
Amherst College yearbook, The Olio, 
the yearbook is off to a flying start. 
One-half the underclass statistics 
have been collected, typed, and copy- 
read. The senior portraits for the sen 
ior section are now ready for the en- 

Doris Johnson '41 who has been 
competing for six weeks for mem 
bership on the statistics board was 
accepted as a member at the Index 
meeting last Thursday. 

The /,/''> • constitution has been 

revised and made more complete to 

i accommodate the three-class momber- 

ihip on the board. This revision was 
drawn up by David Kagan '41, and 

Dr. Maxwell H. Goldberg, Faculty 


Art Editor Foster Goodwin has. 
with the aid of the sophomore and 
junior members of the board, drawn 
a large part of the illustrations 

Group pictures are scheduled for early 

in December, one month earlier than 
those of last year. Incidentally, Sar- 
gent Studio of Boston extends its ap- 
preciation to the Class of Ml for 
their cooperation in the taking of 
senior portraits. 

The business board, under the di- 
rection of Business Manager George 
Hamel, has already started selling 
copies to the faculty, and advertise- 
ment to the merchants in town. 

Considering all these factors, lint 
Kuralowicz, editor-in-chief, "assun •- 1 
May 1st delivery and an outstanding 


Editor Kuralowicz has a haul |oB 
cut out for him to try to equal tie 
goal set by the 1940 Index which wot 
national honors. The staff is work- 
ing arduously and is trying to cornet 
the faults of previous publications. 
Many new ideas have been included 
to make this year's publication more 
attractive and interesting. 

The Index staff is a group which 
works hard throughout the year and 
receives very litt'e credit. 




Women's Dormitory on Clark Hill. The Cornerstone of this Building was l.aid on November I. 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 







■[\ , Saturday marks the close of: 
football hostilities between Massa- 

tts and Rensselaer. It is with 
regret that I note the de- j 
parture of tht Engineers from our 

[ule, especially because they are 
us t '< ginning to flash good teams 
, gridirons and the sport pages. 
Tw o years ago, when the Statesmen i 
played a * Troy, the Engineers were; 
(riven a terrific shellacking to the tune ! 

■nt thing like 37 to 0. After that | 
iiHiinintous disaster, Rensselaer was 
excused from keeping any more foot- 
ball engagements with the toughies 
from Massachusetts. They were per- 
lOgded, however, to come back just 
me more . . . and they gave State; 

uprise of the year by outplay- j 
jug tin Statesmen, gaining a tie. 

] >uring this time, the Rensselaer 

newspaper was waging a 

campaign to have football dropped 

because the team lost consistently. 

And now the slightly ironical touch 

, . after winning seven football 

in a row this season, the Rens 

paper came out with a four- 

>agc issue. Prom one extreme 

other, I would say. 

mention just a brief point of 

larity . . . certain pessimistic 

,,\- at State, and there are al- 

B few, are beginning to snarl 

map at the downed football de- 


Dalers Are Choice to Defeat 

Hilltoppers — Course on 

Local Grounds 



Capt. Bill Kimball 


Putney Paces Statesmen With 

McDonald and Kimball 

Close Behind 

i t he 


State picked up a neat, Comfortable 
Bth place last Monday in the 28th 
running of the New England Inter- 
collegiate cross country champion- 
ships at Boston's Franklin Park. 
Rhode Island topped (JConn and 
( Northeastern as Maine, last year's 

othing-but-a-win hounds still their V cU : v ' V' ail, :. (I wh ! ,€ th< " M t" 1 ' NVw 
lamor. Football, like othei 


illy unes in cycles . . . our team 

seems to be on the down curve 

. a somewhat semi-permanent down 

curve as it looks at present, but I 

saill have hope. After all, I'll prob- 

iMy be in school next year. Maybe 

on will win then. 

Since no team is to be taken on to 
• Renaaelaer, the Statesmen 
will play a schedule of eight games _ 
Bert ye,,,-. The date of the Tufts game 
will be pushed up one week. 

This <I<ms not mean that Massa- 
chusetts State College is quietly be- 
ginning to de-emphasize football. By 

England college harrier teams 

SpOltS|., » , , 

tied for places in the classic. 

Long striding Chet Putney again 
paced Coach Derby's team as his 
35th place had him leading Puss 
McDonald by 8 places. Capt Hill 

Kimball was list, Brad Greene 

c r os sed in 17th while Dave 
finished State scoring with 


State's "private" rubbei 
ith Springfield went to the local 
team as the Gymnasts finished in 
>nly !>th place. In thg freshman title 
race, however, State's 8th had them 
one place behind the Indians. Hollis 
and Newton were the first State cubs 


a 55th 


wmg the season one week earlier, across the tape for their team 
team wil be able to avoid the; Rhode Islam) won this affair, too. 


cold weather of late Novem- 


Thompson and Shepard Star for 
Middies— Freitas Tallies 
Lone State Score 

The melee at the starting gun had 
the pack of 18!> runners tearing down 
the first stretch in a jam that looked 
like Coney Island on Labor Day week- 
end. Rhode Island's Pub Nicholas 
blasted every course record from the 
books with a splendid 20:57.4. 

Trinity College comes up from 
Hartford tomorrow afternoon to see 
just what they can do about the per- 
sistent way Coach Derby's harriers 
keep winning cross country dual 
meets. Not beaten since the lead-olF 
meet of the year, when Northeastern, 
which took third place in the New 
England's Monday, turned the trick, 
State will be pointing for its fifth win 
of the fall season. 

Trinity has one standout man, Caf- 
frey, who may be the flea in Coach 
Derby's chicken broth tomorrow af- 
ternoon. He beat the very good 
Springfield star, Radrow, three weeks 
ago and may take a lot of beating 
before he falls before Chet Putney's 
and Capt. Rill Kimball's running. 

• The team is in the finest shape of 
; the season as the particular topic of 
track-wise circles is the splendid run- 
ning being turned in by the only 
sophomore on the squad, Russ Mc- 
Donald. Putney and Kimball are ex- 
pected to turn in cracker-jack times 
each meet but McDonald's habit of 
driving his short legs down through 
that last mile to grab a high position 
has his team mates realizing that 
Russ will win more than his share. 
However, tomorrow .sees State los 
ing the tall, quiet Chel Putney as lie 
draws the curtain on his college cross 
Country racing with this meet. The 
senior from Vermont, who captained 
the club last season, will be out fol- 
ios fourth win of the season tomor- 
row. Mot a picture runner, in fact, 
probably one of the most "pounding- 
est" runners ever to draw on a shoe 
in the local locker room. Putney, 
nevertheless, has a plucky heart that 
fights until the last ditch is crossed. 
Some track stars get cocky. Its an 
occupational disease. Putney just 
grins slowly and observes, "Yeah, we 
were lucky to win." Another senior, 
hard running Dick Hayward, runs 
his last race tomorrow as his third 
varsity season closes. 


Rensselaer Record of Seven 

Wins Marred by Loss to 

Worcester Tech 


Chester Putney 


Ed Larkin Plunges Four Yards 
For Only Score -Contest 

is Very Close 


The Massachusetts vs. Rens- 
selaer football game will be broad- 
cast from Station WTRY, 950 kilo- 
cycles, on Saturday at 1 :4."> p.m. 

In one of the most evenly matched 
contests of the season last Thursday, 
B varsity-studded sophomore brigade 
of gridsters just managed to push over 
a score in the fading minutes of the 

last period to beat a sensationally de- 
fensive frosh eleven <!-(). The sopho- 
mores Could only roll up four first 
downs against a likewise meagre total 
of two for the yearlings. The cleanly 
played affair was marred by an in- 
jury to Hemic ISorowski, star full- 
back, who suffered a fractured hand 
in a pileup. 

The feature of this great defensive 
spectacle was the four yard plunge 
for the game's only touchdown by Ed 
Parkin scoring on an olf-lackle 
smash. Poroswski's bucking was the 
feature attack of the freshmen until 
he sustained the injury which has 
shelved him for the rest of th" sea 
son. Moth Fideli anil Pace made the 
stands roar on two occasions; each 
returned punts for forty yards be- 
fore their scamperings for touch- 
downs were halted by last ditch 
tackles by the valiant sophs. Hesides 
shattering the ozone with fifty yard 
punts, Elly Pace caused Eb Cara- 
way's crew to say a hurried prayer 
when he picked up a fumble on his 
Continued on Page 9 

Piding deep in the throes of a los- 
ing season, the Maroon and White 
gridsters meet the 'Tutemen of Pens 
selaer next Saturday at two o'clock 
00 foreign soil. Tin- Caraway forces 
have been consistent in losing, but the 
Engineers have shown that they too 
can have off days by submitting to 
a sensational upset defeat at the 
hands of a Worcester Tech which hail 
not won a game previously. Penny 
Fredas and company were thus rob- 
bed of a chance to end the unbeaten 
string of games that the "Poly" boys 
had been running up, for as far as the 
Series extends a Massachusetts State 
team has never met defeat. 

state Uninjured 

Despite the fact that State toyed 
with Worcester, prospects for another 

victory do not look bright. The eleven 
emerged unscathed from the battle 
with Coast Guard on Tuesday eve- 
ning and will be in fine shape for the 
R. P. I- tilt. Cil Santin has his toe 
polished in anticipation of a punting 
duel with Fred Sehnatz, captain of 
the line iiwers. Penny Freitas showed 
that he still could buck that line in 
'he Coast Guard game by smashing 
over in one his inimitable oil' tackle 
drives. The State forward wall looked 
weak against Coast Guard in stop- 
ping end runs as well as center rush 

ea hut is expected to snap out of it 

with the addition of Collin and 

Poly tech Favored 

Coach Nelson's 'Tutemen will be 
highly rated because a team that can 
win seven straight games is not bluf- 
fing. The Rensselaer backfield quar- 
tet features a superb triple threat in 
Don Moopes, and the Nelson crew 
can show as a sign of its consist nt 
success the brilliant blocking of its 
captain, Fred Sehnatz. 

The Rensselaer eleven that takes 
the field against Massachusetts for 
the last game of their series will be 
composed mainly of men who I 
had three years varsity 


experh nee. 

The Massachusetts grid team drop- 
ped a l!»-fi R ame to Coast Guard 
leademy last Tuesday night on a 
waked field. 




"f the 

ompson and Shepard did most 
running for the Middies. 
" scored all three touch- 
end got the extra point, while 
,,|;| " 1 ait up two scores with long 
*ft*r the Middies first touch- 
Thompson's r,0-yard jaunt, 

By Ray Jakvis 
The Massachusetts State varsity 
hooters marked the close of the 1940 
campaign last Saturday afternoon 
with a win over Fitchburg Stat*' 
Teachers' College. The usual after 

Dartmouth Tied 
On October oth, the Dartmouth In- 
dians visited the local fields, The 
large crowd of sports enthusiasts who 
attended this game left the field with 
a feeling that they would have to 

math of any sports season is a sum- wait a long time before they would 
mary of the successes and failures see another game like that one. Two 
of the team. teams fought desperately and used 

Considering the record of the i" s * about every trick of the game 

,; ! Santin recovered a fumble I Rriggs-men, the team must be grad- trying to win. There were long kicks 

Coaat Guard 38. Three sue- ed as below average. This year's »"*' shnr t kicks, crossovers, fast, 

first downs and a plunge by I squad earned two victories, two ties trick y dribbling, and hard, bom -rat- 

' r, 'itas f r 


Maroon Tallies Twice in First 

Period to Sew up dame 

— Last of Season 

MB the two yard line gave and three defeats from a schedule 

"'"' '' "ne score 

t " '" third period, directly after 

off, Shepard went from mid- 

the State seven-yard line. 

took the ball over on the 

Pater in the period Shep- 

' hompson went 67 yards in 

through the line for the 


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1«. Wnltprs 

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tk. ZelinaVi 

H. tiny 

rp. Siiflnik 

qb, Thompson 

lhh, Avdrvirh 

thh, Carter 

fh. Shopard 


that is restricted to seven games per 

The initial games found the 
Simons-led Statesmen traveling to 
Troy where they engaged the Rens- 
selaer Engineers. State started a bit 
shakily because a great percentage 

tling collisions in the drive to gain 
[lossession of the ball. In this game 
the local hooters seemed to reach their 
peak and sent the highly favored In- 
dians back to Hanover with a 2-2 
tie after two overtime periods, 

Held by CConns 

The following week the State team 

of the squad was made up of men traveled to StoiTI where they out- 

who were playing their first game 
in varsity togs, and they could not 
ivercome the one goal lead that the 
Engineers held. This first gam.' end- 
ed in a 3-2 loss but it revealed sev- 
eral things. First, Rriggs discovered 
that he had a line that could score, tin 
and a defense that could defend. Jim | 
Callahan, Stan Gizienski, and Ed 
Podolak, three sophomores, proved 
their worth and continued the good 
work throughout the season, playing 
in most of the following games. 

played ■ scrappy Conecticut U. squad 
only to lose a two goal lead in the 

seco nd half. Then, the Statesmen 

were forced intfi two overtime periods 
for the second time in as many weeks. 
This game also ended in a two goal 

Harvard Lucky 

The Crimson of Harvard was the 
next op po n ent on the schedule. Play- 
ing on the Husiness School field in 

Boston, the Maroon and White held honorable 
Harvard scoreless throughout the en- i size. 

tire tilt and the only score of the 
game came in the second period when 
Edgar of the Crimson scored on a 
left footed penalty shot. Considering 
the difference in the size of the two 
Schools, the locals did a fine job in 
holding Harvard to 1-0. 

State's second win of the season 
came on Dad's Day. State was far 
superior to the visiting Trinity squad 
and held a 3-0 lead before Rriggs 
poured in a stream of substitutes who 
allowed Trinity two goals, the game 
ending in a '.12 win for Massachu- 

The Town soccer championship 
game, between Amherst and State 
found Amherst winning 2-1 for the 
second consecutive year. 

Last Saturday's win over the Pftch- 
buif Teachers' ended the short sea- 
son. If regarded from the standpoint 
of a building year, has b e cn a huge 
success be c a us e of the many players 

who have yet several playing years 
in college, Ed Podolak and Stan 

Gizienski might be counted on as All 
New England choices. Red Mullaney, 
Jim Callahan, and Cihby Arnold are 
all better ball handlers than we had 
the chance to see, and we saw many 
of them. However, these three men 
are handicapped, when it comes to 

The Massachusetts State varsity 

soccer squad rioted its 1040 season 

last Saturday afternoon with an easy 
.'{-0 victory over a scrappy but weak 
Fitchburg State Teachers eleven. In 
the first half the locals set the pace 
by tallying two goals >vhile the 
Teachers seldom got past the mid- 
field stripe, 

Eambie Erickson tallied the initial 
score, this time in the first six min- 
utes of play. Midway in the first 
period he was followed by Jim Calla 

ban who scored the second goal past 

the Teachers' goalie. 

Mriggs then replaced most of his 
first team with substitutes who still 

continued to hold back the opponent, 

even finding the opportunity to break 
through with a third goal by Mul- 

Most of t In- 

game was played in 

Fitchburg territory and many god 

ehances were missed by the Maroon 

and Wl 



mention, by their small 

iit's. Stan Gizienski, Captain 

Simons who also played his 

game for State, and Solly Kla- 

Bian manage.) to halt the Green and 

White before they were able to get 

very deep into state's ter r i tor y. 

This Massachusetts victory over 
the Fitchburg Teachers' gives the 
Statesmen a total of two wins for 
the year U against two ties and three 
losses, one of which is not 
in the league. 










At the 
November 7, 

: Charlotte E. Abbey 
regular meeting of the 

Horticultural Club on 
plans were made to have 
a number of well-known florists and 
nurserymen speak at future meet- 

Following the meeting, Ernest 
Kemp, Chairman of the Stockbridge 
Committee for the Horticultural 
Show, led a discussion in which the 
construction, administration, and 
general success of the show were 
talked over. Several suggestions 
were made for improving the show 
next year. 

The gathering ended after an in- 
formal group discussion on the vari- 
ous phases of construction work re- 
lated to horticultural exhibits. A 
number of helpful suggestions were 
given by Prof. Lyle Blundell. 

T. T. Toporowski 
Stockbridge i\ Wentworth 

The Stockbridge football team de- 
feated Wentworth Institute of Bos- 
ton last Friday, 6 to 0. Scoreless un- 
til the final period, the Aggies turn- 
ed the tables in the last 40 seconds 
of play. Recovering a fumble on the 
Wentworth 86 yard line, Captain 
Watts hurled the ball into the end- 
zone to be picked out of the air by 
Nicholson. The attempted placement 
conversion failed, being blocked be- 
hind the line of scrimmage. Last 
year's Stockbridge-Wentworth foot- 
ball game was won by Wentworth un- 
der the same circumstances: a suc- 
cessful forward pass into the end- 
zone during the last minute of play. 
Again Coach Ball put out a winning 
club which played offensive football 
from start to finish with Nicholson 
starring at running and scoring. 
Every week the prospects of down- 
ing Deerfield on November 22 look 
brighter. Much of the team's suc- 

cess will depend upon the support you 
give the boys when they meet the 
New York Aggies, this Friday at 
Alumni Field. So come out and back 
YOUR team. 

Sponsored by 

Cedarholm, re 
Bliss, rt 
Wallace, rg 
Rarbini, c 
O'Angeli, Ig 
Carrol, It 
Darch, le 
Esbennet, qb 
Bricky, rhb 
Cochrane, lhb 
Ficicello, fb 

Southard, re. 




Downey, le ' 
Hazen, It 
Kneeland, Igj 
Perry, c ! 
Johnson, rg 
Stockwell, rt 
Glanville, re 
Bemben, qb 
Carota, lhb 
Nicholson, rhb 
Watts, fb 



Touchdown — Nicholson 
10 minute periods. 

Referee — Mooney. Umpire — Cree- 


The Stockbridge second football 
team has dropped two out of three 
games, downing Greenfield seconds 
18 to 12 and bowing to Deerfield's 
second string twice. Of the three 
games the Greenfield contest was the 
most spectacular with five 70 yard 
runs (three by Nicholson), each re- 
sulting in a touchdown. 


On November 7 the Stockbridge 
cross country team was defeated by 
Gardner High, at Gardner, Mass., 
21-34. The first two places went to 
Gardner with Hibbard third, Johnson 
fifth, Fortune seventh, Vanderhoop 
ninth, and Tonet 12th. 

Gardner— 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th 

21 points 

Stockbridge— 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, 12th 

34 points 

Winning time: 10:12 

Ken Foltz 


Continued from Page 4 
entitled "Dance of the Youths 
and Maidens," the listener can 
clearly sense the lasciviousness 
of the scene, can feel the animal 
heat thrown off by the moving 
bodies of the dancers, can hear 
the stamping of the feet in the 
ritual dance. We repeat, it is not 
pretty stuff, but it has the power 
and impact of a dinosaur. 
Speaking of dinosaurs, Walt Dis- 
ney, in his "Fantasia," which had its 
first showing yesterday, has included 
a section of Sacre du Printempa, us- 
ing the music to provide the rhythm 
for the gyreing and wimbling of a 
group of slithering antedeluvian mon- 
sters. Perhaps the creeping and 
crawling of these creatures supply 
the best comparison to the groping 
and searching of Stravinsky's "Rite 
of Spring." 



Continued from Page t 
hoard just because every one else 


Hooking a band isn't the easiest 
j<>b in the world. A dozen bookers 
make big promises of, "doing big 
things for you," and send you lists 
<>f hammy bands they're letting you 
Have as a special favor. Tliey kiiow 
what you've got to spend, and that's 
What you pay, whether it's worth that 
much or not. There isn't a band you 
know anything about in the list, when 
you've only got $200 to spend. So, 

you ask people, not the booker 
etc. . . . 

Under these circumstances, and un- 
der any circumstances, The Military 
Ball Committee went as far as their 
means afforded They didn't huy a 
Packard, but neither did they buy a 
broken down jalopy that has a new 
paint job. Let's say they bought a 
dam good Ford, and let it go at that. 

Continued from Page 1 
lation of nearly 5,000. It is non-sec- 
tarian, and is supported entirely by 
voluntary contributions. It is a com- 
plete political unit, in itself, under 
the commission form of government, 
the commissioners being elected by 
the boys. In the town are various 
shops and minor industries, where 
most of the boys' needs are made by 
the boys themselves, at the same time 
they are learning the trades which 
they will follow later in life. The 
town has, also, its own school sys- 
tem, from elementary grades through 
high school. 

How this unit grew up and how it 
operates will furnish a part of the 
subject matter of Father Flanagan's 

Admission to the lecture will be 
fifty cents. Tickets may be purchased 
from Don Allan, Frank Simons, Prof. 
Gore, Prof. Sharp, or at the door. 


Continued from Page 7 

own twenty-five and was only stop- 
ped 30 yards from paydirt by Leono- 

The defensive work shown by both 
forward walls was remarkable. Time 
and time again the wings of both 
teams, Grain and Steeves for the 
sophomores and Anderson and Dun- 
ham, of the froth, broke through 
nailing the opposing backs in their 
tracks. Bill Mann and George Fergu- 
son made the freshmen backs actually 
feel good to reach their own scrim- 
mage. However Dick Norton, Dick 
Damon, Mickey Kosciusko, and Morry 
Blauer, freshmen tackles, caused 
backs like Salwak, Gross, and Rvan 
to grit their teeth. Rollie Colella, 
Tommy Tolman, and Art Marcoullier 
didn't act like freshmen guards. They 
played most of the game in the soph- 
omore backfield. 

The Massachusetts State College Club of Boston 

Big Time the Nite Before the Tuft's Came! 

Let's Get Behind the Team!! 

* * * 


Music by Joe Lewis' Radio Band 

Special Price for Students — 25c 



Davis Square, Somerville 

November 22 8 P.M. 

* * * 

Tickets may be obtained from Clement Burr, President 

of the Adelphia 

Give 'em the SMOKER'S cigarette 
and watch 'em register 


With Chesterfields the smoking 
situation is always well in hand— because 
Chesterfields have what smokers want. 

Chesterfield's right combination of 
American and Turkish tobaccos makes it 
the smoker*s cigarette. 

Do you smoke the 
cigarette that SATISFIES 

Hie fltaid)U0etts Collegian 

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Nominating Committees Announce Candidates For Class Offices 



( bet Putney, Ads for the Hall, the Pel Hawk. Dirk HavHurd. The Statcttes, for the Red Cross 


Robert Nottenburg 

Photon l>ii .his'ph Bontstein 


Brass Choir Also Will Join 
In Presentation at 

A new type of program was of- 

d ii Convocation today, when I)i- 

Doric Alviani presented the 

pus debut of the Massachusetts. 

te College Sinfonietta and also the 

I hoir. 

The instrumental group was well 

'i.ii by tin- students and faculty, 
response being manifest to the 
1 ing program: 

The Sinfonietta 

R , .in ( ' Ii i» r a 1 and I Overture, 
ttikowflky; Medicine Dance. Lieu- 
I'aiiamerirana, Herbert, 

The Brass Choir 
Wagner Quartet, arrangement by 
: in Modo Religioso, Glaxounow. 
The Sinfonietta 
Kentucky Mountain Dance. Miller; 
lory Medley. Arranged; Mini- 
White; Selections from the 
Ne« Moon,* 1 Romberg. 

Five-Hundred Dollar Goal is Set 
For 1940 Campus Red Cross Drive 


Military Formal is Social 

Highlight of College 

Christmas Season 

I'un short weeks remain before the 
annual Military Mall, the only formal 
dance of this semester, bursts into its 
glory at the Drill Hall on the eve- 
ning of December • >. Prospective i 
corts would do well to acquire tickets 

as soon as possible and above -ill, as- 
sure themselves of a date before the 
time is too late. Chairman Harrj 
Scollin reveal.-, that the pasteboards, 
reasonably priced at $3.50 per couple, 

are available from Wes Aykroyd, 

George Bragdon, Ernie Bolt, Mob 
Mall, .lack Haskell, and Win Avery. 

Students should hear in mind 

this colorful affair, though entitled 

the Military Mall, is open to any 
COUple who desires a full and varie- 

enjoymenl and 

Brass Choir is ■ new group gated five boms of 
campus, this being the first year entertainment, 
existance. Mr, Fred Myers of 

The outstanding feature of the 

"lization and leadership. 


the Gt duate School is responsible f<>r evening's gaiety will be Hal Mcln 

tyre's popular 13-piece orchestra of 
the Lake Compounce Ballroom, This 

musical unit, founded by Mrlntyrc, 
who is now with the famous Glenn 
Miller orchestra, still receives the 
Miller arrangements which make the 
hand a standout, Their style of music 
is swingy, but not blatant. The band 
will feature two vocalists. Shirley 

Lee and Jimmy Motto. Charming ami 

attractive Shirley is a fine singer 

with a gay personality. An inter- 

( ontinued mi Pagt ', 

A $600 goal has been set for the 
State College American Red Cross 
Drive which got Underway last Mini 
day. The Adelphia ami the United 
Religious Council, sponsors of the 
drive on this campus, hope to see this 

goal reached by Thanksgiving, vacs 

tion when th drive is scheduled t«. 

Tl <• aim of t in- sponge -, 

ceive ai leasl fifty cents from i • 

Student. The c io|i.o;it ion of t 1 | 

ternities and sororities his bw>f| 
cured to insure a sir- •>-('. mm 

naign \ quota ha been •■■■ l»j • ,ich 
fraternity and sororitj wherebj they 
plan to contribute lifts cents foi every 
upperelaaaman in the organization, 
N'on fraternit) and non-sorority stu- 
dents will be approached Individual!) 
by Adelphia and Religioui Council 
: embers. Pacult) members will be 
ed for cull ributiont through their 
departments. Contributions f r o m 
Freshmen w ill be received in the 'ho 

If is planned t,, exhibit a chart 
throughout the campaign to show the 

progress being made by the fraterni- 
ties in their drive to secure 1011', 
membership in th,. Red Cross for 
their organization. 


State Alumni Sponsoring 

Events in Belmont, 


Man) students will preview thci, 
Thanksgiving vacation tins weekend 

when the) go lo BostOfl for the State 

i'nt't - football game. On Friday eve 

tling at 8:0(1 the Boston Alumni < Inh 
will conduct a pre game rails and 
• lance at the Woodbridge Hotel near 
Davis Square In West Somerville. 

Brief talks will be given by Coach 

Manle) of Tufts and Coach C.irra 

way of stale The Statesmen and 

Statettes v ill he present In |„. heard 
as well I-, -., i ii. Ins itations are cor 

dial!) extended to all students as well 
as alumni. 

<>n Saturda) evening at 8:30 th. 
Moston Alumnae Group will sponsor 

their second annual ham dance at 
the Knfghl of Columbus Mall, 343 
Trapelo road, Melmont. Alumni and 
students are welcomed to this affair. 

One Maroon Key Candidate 

Will be Selected by 


Candidate slates for the soph- 
omore and junior classes were 
prepared at a meeting <>r the 

nominating c <> m mitt <• ea last 
Tuesday. Elections will h<> held 
in convocation December 5. 

The -late is as follows: 

William lUvyer. .lames Mullock, 
Spencer Potter, .John Shepardson, 

Roberi Met 'utcheoll. 

Vice- President ^ 

Martha Hall. Phyllis Mclnerny, 
Prances Lappen, Norma Handforth. 

John Sullivan, Albert Fldridge, Wil- 
liam Evans, William Kimball, Sidney 

Secret ar> 

Barbara Butement, Connie Beaure 
gard, Ethel Gtasset, Marion Avery, 

.loan Waite. 


Werme, Mel Baton, Louis 
Maurice Leland, .lames Hur- 




Sergeant at -A rms 
Freitas, Neil Bennett, George 
Gilbert Arnold, Clarence 

f'nntniued on Paps ,T 


Kin i ha 1 1 


laterclatM Athletic Beard 

(OtMB to be elected) 
William Kvans, Edward Mullaney, 

''baric. Bishop, Edward Sparks, Mel 
vilie Eaton, 

Carnival Mall Committee 
(Three t<> be elected) 
!• ' anci Ward, Caul I rwyer, 

Hel) ai . F t her Brown, Howard 

den, Alice Pedentani, Neil Bennet, 

I -e ■ i-. Long, Albert Fldridge. 

Frederick Burr, Matthew Ryan, 
Robert FfUpatrick, Daniel Horton, 

Thaddeuv Mokina. 

( 'mil mm tl mi I'ni/i .,' 


Eighty-Six State Coeds Pledge Sororities 

After Week of Whirlwind Rushing Activity 

Makes Four Addresses; Known 
as European Lecturer 
and Professor 

ludenta will receive an op- 

'turn for discussion with one of 

fid's outstanding scholars, 

Karl Polanyi visits the cam- 

cember fourth and fifth. 

"ii campus on Wednesday 
December I, ho will speak 

chapel. His subject for 

b is "Conflicting Philoso- 

Modern Society." After 

' Thursday's convocation, 

will lead another lecture 

at three p.m. The subject 

Rou s s ea u, Hegel and Hitler." 
, yi is Oxford University 

I a University nf London 

I' has betu fin the faculty 

e's College in Vienna, a 

' f fhe Budapest Mar and 

of I >t r On^ti rrrirhi^rln 


Copyright 1910, I.iccrrr A Mm* Toncco Co. 

A gala sendosT will be given the 

football team before (he) depart 
for the last game of the season 
Friday afternoon at three. 

Coach Caraway and the Senate 
have requested that the student 
body turn out in the CSgC at that 
time so that the team ma> be 
sent off with a knowledge that the 
college is behind them. 

It is expected that there will be 
speeches by the coach and some 
of the players. 

So let's all be at the rage at 
3:00 on Friday and give the team 
a great sendoff. 

After a hectic week of whirlwind 

activity, during which the rushee 
lae the houses Immaculate, member 
el their mos1 charming be t. and 
every desirable feature of each so 
rority, with pleasant thoughts of open 
house and tea- fresh in their bewil- 
dered little brains, freshman coeds 
have indicated (heir preference of o 

rorities. According to Marion Freed 
man. president of the Fntersorority 
William Machmer leaves this Council, it j„ noteworthj that every 
week-end for Atlantic city where he pledge this year was take,, by the 

Will preside over the twelfth annual house of her first choice. It is doubt- 
meeting of the Fasten, Association 


Officiates at Association of 

College Deans as 


•lean Burgess, Dorothy Leonard, Met 
Tilton, Marjorit Gunther, '48: 



I (can 

fill whether a similar occurrence ever 

of College Deans and Advisers of happened here ,„ 

this campu 
Following Is a li.-t of p|i dge 

lambda Delta Mil 

Evolyi Bamberg, Kathleen Cronin, 
Margaret Baylor, Margaret Deane, 
Barbara Dempsey, Mane Harm I, 
Mary K. Haughey, Ruth Hodge . An 
Bernreutet of Penn. state will give na Keedy, Marjolairte Keough, Alice 
an address on "Student Guidance on Maguire, Mary Haling, Anne Mcln- 
Techniques, and erny, Edna McNamara, Barbara 

Two formal addresses arc to be 
given at the morning session. Dr. 
.lames A, McClintock of Dm a Uni- 
versity will -peak "ii "Trend In Stu 
dent Guidance," and Dr. Robert 

Various Levels, 

Reasonable Expectations," 

For the afternoon round table dis- 

. (on of student Dui. hmce prob- 
lems and methods of solving them, 
Dan Machmor has s ecu red some of 

the most progressive educator] of the 

O'Brien, .lane Richards, Ethel Sava- 

lln, Ruth S perry, Mary Day lor, '48, 
Phi Zela 

Mabel Arnold, F-toiic Bowen, Bet 

ty clapp. Barbara Crowther, llarhnni 
Thayer, Anna Sullivan, Dorothy Nes- 
tle, Cynthia f.eete, Margaret Perkins, 

Christine Gateley, Marion 
I'rl cilia Bentley, '42, How 
'1 1 Kleanor Curtl . 

Sigma Beta (hi 

Betty Bartlett, .lean Capper, Bleu 

"•' '" hnflan, Norma Deacon, Betty 

Kuban, Lucille Lawrence, Shirley 
Mason, Helen Murray, Mary Quinn, 
\ i Ryan, Doris Sheldon, Carolyn 
Starr, Virginia Tibbetts, Marths 
Treml, Jean Wa hburn, Marion Whit 
«>mb, Bettj Whitney, Pauline Willett, 

June Keniiey, '|.''.. 

Sigma lota 
Ac.,,, am huler, Shirley Asoff, 
Marcia Merman, charlotte Signer] 
Helen Glttgovsky, Charlotte Kaiger, 
Libby Berlin, Irene Merlin, Anne o 
en, Ruth Rosoff, Sylvia Rossman, 
Bertha Slotnick, Beatrice W 
Beatrice Weisman, Laura 
Agnei Goldberg, '43, 

Alpha Lambda Mu 

Ro amond Ellord, Dorothy Greene 
, '" ,,l Howarth, Sophie Korean, r.e, 
Filios, Bllsabeth Mclntyre, Katharlnt 
Jaquith, Ma, mi i« Reed, Edith Apnel, 
Barbara Bemis, Thirsa Moulton, Jo 
wphine Bemry, Ruth Crosby, R 


a ■ i man, 

William , 



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News, news — yes — plenty of news. 
Hut we are beset with the problem 
of culling out what is vitally import- 
ant, reviewing it, and cramming it in- 
to about 15 inches of space. — To us, 
one of the most jarring bits which 
the papers did not play up was a 
bulletin from Washington which fol- 
lowed a strike at the Vultee Aircraft 
Plant in Los Angeles. Bulletin: The 
National Defense Commission will 
take vigorous action in the labor dis- 
pute between the Auto Workers 
Union and the Vultee Aircraft Com- 
pany if it thinks defense is being im- 

Can labor preserve its independence 
in this preparedness era Will major 
industrial plants engaged in "de- 
fense" work soon begin hiding behind 
the slogan of "national defense." and 
definitely uproot one of the most im- 
portant stones in the foundations of 
Otlr democracy, the right of labor to 
unionize, strike, and bargain collec- 
ively. With all the big money being 
ipread around by the government to 
nivate industry, and with this great 
general uplift of all industrial en- 
leavor in this country, it seems to us 
that the workers, the producing ele- 
ment in this time of activity arc en- 
titled to a definite degree of consid- 
eration. More questions, in the fu- 
ture, how far will the government 
back up the encroachments of money- 
liungry industrialists on the rights of 
the majority, the working class? Will 
workers eventually have to resign 
themselves to increased hours, no va- 
cations, bad working conditions and 


WHOSE Several weeks ago there was outspoken criticism by 

MOVE the student body concerning the action of the Student 

Lite Committee in limiting- the number of vie parties everything else that goes with the 
on cainnus hustle bustle of stepped up produc 

',.. - ,. , ., _. . . T .- - tion, and be convinced that it is nec- 

We went to bat against the move, and the Student Life Com- L 98ary f ,„. the Kood of thc nation 
mittee asked the Interf'raternity Council to submit recommenda- 1 and not for the good of dividends paid 

tions concerning tlte move. 

This week we have learned that the Interfraternity Commit- 
tee has never submitted recommendations, and therefore the Stu- 
dent Life Committee has no recourse of action. 

You can't have what you won't work for. 

* * 

PRE-EXAM "A definite improvement in the situation will 

EXAMINATIONS be effected this year," stated Dean Machmer 

in reference to the great number of hour ex- 
aminations which yearly make their appearance immediately be- 
fore final examinations. 

Dean Machmer stated that the problem had been called to the 
attention of a faculty committee, and the Honor Committee will 
also take an active part. 

An examination scheduled for the semester in hour exams is 
also being studied. 

In the past, instructors have piled on assignments and exams 
until students have hardly been able to prepare for extensive, 
comprehensive finals. 

COUNTRY A summary of scheduled dances reveals that there 
CLUB are 1 16 dances and vie parties on the docket. At first 

glance, it seems pretty high. But of this number, 95 
are fraternity vie parties, 27 sorority vies, and 19 of other organi- 

This breaks down into approximately four vies per week, 
and one formal pel' two months. For 1100 students, we don't 
think that is a bad proportion. 

Dances are certainly one of the most approved forms of so- 
cial activity, and if they are eliminated, then something must be 

And if they are eliminated here, we'd like to have half inter- 
est in one of those places that is going to benefit! 

IT * * 

COMMUNISM? The annual period of bicycle "borrowing" seems 

to be in lull swing with many students report- 
ing that their bicycles have been "borrowed" without their permis- 
sion. Has Communsiom take root on state's campus? We can ap- 
preciate how it feels to whip out at 7:-">X to an eight o'clock and 
find the stnhle empty. 


-Old Chapel — 7.30 P.M. 

Thursday, November 21 

Movies — Human Vocal Cordi 
Friday. November 22 

PW Beta Kappa — Old Chapel— 8:00 P.M. 
Saturday, November 23 
Football — Tufts — There 
4-H Men Leaders Conference 
Vic Parties: 

Lambda Delta Mu 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
Alpha (iamma Rho 
Sigma Phi Epsilon 

Phi Sigma Kappa 
Sunday. November 24 

Outing Club Supper Hike — Amherst Cabin 
Intersorority Patronesses Tea — 3:00 P.M. — 4:30 P.M. 
Vespers — Rev. Edwin B. Robinson — 4:30 P.M. 
Sophomore Forum — 5:30 P.M. 
Freshmen Forum — 7:00 P.M. 
4-H Men Leaders Conference 
Tuesday, Novmeber 26 
Fine Arts Council — Professor Miner J. Markuson — 4:30 P.M. — Old Chap*: 
Smith College Concert 
Vic Parties: 

Alpha Lambda Mu 
Kappa Sigma 
Wednesday, November 27 

College Closes 12:00 Noon for Thanksgiving Vacation 
Monday, December 2 
College Opens 


out to select groups of stock-holders? 
To us, indications point in this direc- 
tion. Will we be proven wrong? 

Now for some stuff grabbed from 
lure and there — Nazi bombings of 
Coventry last week and Burmingham 
this week give us a belly-ache at the 
thought of like attacks on Washing- 
ton, D. C. — Britain showed her fist 
to Italy at Taranto last week. Re- 
sult: Italian fleet weakened. Britain 
can transfer part of her Mediter- 
ranean fleet to the Atlantic or off 
Singapore — Did you know that Vice- 
President Wallace speaks Spanish 
fluently. Very good for our future 
Latin-American relation. — Last week, 
Stephen Foster, composer of Ameri- 
can folk music, was elected to the 
Hall of Fame for Great Americans. 
Flashes just grabbed off the radio: 
— The great German liner Europa, 
once holder of the Atlantic crossing 
record, has been bombed amidship 
while at dock in Breman — Hungary 
is being forced by the Axis to join, 
presumably so that Germany may ex- 
tend complete military domination 
light to the frontiers of Greece and 
Turkey. We wonder if this move came 
as a result of the Russo-German 
meeting last week— Greek pleas to 
the U. S. for arms and munitions, if 
answered, will of necessity have to 
mean curtailment of our supply to 
her ally, Great Britain— Thc first 
draftees have already arrived at 
Camp Devcns, 246 strong, which 
brings us to a cute bit picked up from 
the Boston Globe. 

"The American buck private, 11*40 
model, rides in Pullmans, sleeps be- 
tween sheets, has earmuiTs for cold 
weather, eats turkey dinners, and gets 
the highest soldier pay in the world. 
The War Department is reported 
working on secret plans for a top 
servant W M will say 'Please.'" Gee, 
we can hardly wait. 

• < I'M* 

People either like or hate Duke 
Ellington's music. There's nothing 
half way about their feelings, and 
that's simply because there's nothing 
half way about his style. Duke's 
style is something unto itself because 
it calls for performance as well as 
simply composition. Might we at this 
point add that this is what makes 
his music so different from that of 
Glenn Miller. This what gives it so 
much life, color, Hesli and truth. 

Puke likes elegance in his music, 
hut doesn't get it cold and static in 
sn arrangement. It is dependent up- 
on people who put their lips to the 
horn at the right time. His heart is 
in his music, his music is in his heart, 
and he wears that heart on his sleeve. 

Duke's newest Victor recording of 
"Warm Valley" is an example of ele- 
gance through spontaneous emotion 
rather than through prescribed or- 
nateness. It is one series of choruses, 
or just short themes passing from 
one soloist to the other, while the re- 
mainder of the ensemble gives a lift 
and background in strong unity. 
"Warm Valley" has themg, mood, 
color, life, and subtlety which will 
have listening charm long after the 
musical robts have melted their cyl- 
inder heads through their blatancy. 


By Kay 


Rushing is over once agaii 
everyone is more or less happy — and 
yet it seems to us that another year 
should not be allowed to roll aroHnd 
without some change in rushing rules. 
First of all, the secrecy of the whole 
procedure is absurd. We wonder >\ 
actly how much is gained by friend- 
ly "calls" on freshman girls mA 
the "I was just dropping by US* 
thought I'd say hello" guise. Ti I 
freshmen are neither dumb nor blind 
— and certainly the upperclass wom- 
en do not enjoy conversational de- 
mands under such adverse ConditiflM 
And its value may be questioned, si 
think — exactly how well either party 
may judge the other is definitely de 
batahle. Snap judgments are the in- 
evitable result, and many girls wh- 
are young and unpoised, who an - 
and reserved, or who simply do 
have anything to say to four or 
strange girls passing the tints of 
with them, are many times disregard 
-d merely because of the presetil 
rushing system. 

After all. why not bring ru>l> 
ing out into the open from thr 
very firxt and be honest with the 
Continued on I'ape 1 



"Cap-and-gown education is becoming more and more 
butt of public- satire for sheltering theorists without realia 
Students without knowledge," said \Y. G. Land in a spc< ■ 

oral weeks ago. 

Mr. Land is swinging thc pendulum to its limit in this a 
tion. But it is interesting to listen to him. "Can a Liberal 
tion Survive?" he asks in his title; and then, becoming i 1 '' 
more pessimistic and wearing a longer and longer lac. he ' 
by warning all out* colleague-colleges in the country of the 

column forces appearing in American mass-education." ,! 
almost appears ffxif In predicts another cataclysm hen 

erica similar f<> thr Fall of thr Roman Empire, Ten to 

mail he correct. 

And Mr. Land is alarming. College graduates, !i< 
not taught the laws of equilibrium in physics; gradual 
seeking true facts; graduates are n<>t facing them 

( ', in! in in ■ 



|, ty Highest Scorers in Preliminary Competition Will Contest 
For Position on R. O. T. C. Rifle Team— Several 
Meets Have Been Arranged 


pits the poor facilities for 

nil rig and despite the fact the no 

.ration is forthcoming, 185 

.presenting all classes turned 

, the R. O. T. C. rifle team 

! by Lieut. Anthony Nogello 

thirty highest scours will be 
ted and allowed to compete for 
<>n the fifteen man team which 
.present the college at all rifle 
Several postal meets have al- ! 
been arranged with the R. O. : 
! ( units of other colleges, namely: 
Louisiana State University, Virginia; 
technical Institute, Rutgers Uni- I 
ty, University of Tennessee, 1 
I'niversity of Pennsylvania, Connec- 1 
State, and Niagara University. ; 
Participation in this sport is volun- 
-., pj and in the leisure time of the 
students. No letters or other recog- 
nition are awarded for participation. 
poor range facilities hamper runoffs 
in the competition and it is expected ! 
that to select the fifteen best men ; 
will take a much longer time than 
a as expected. The number in com- 
petition for the rifle team far exceeds 
the number of candidates for any 
.ther student activity, sports or aca- 




Continued from Page t 
short, they are muddling through. 
Throughout the article, he despairs 
-the utilitarian spirit in colleges 
rtf modern specialization in education 
which is striking the death-blow at 
the liberal-arts ideal. 

lodging from State, we heartily 
agree with Mr. Land's last sentence. 

Continued from Page / 


■Mary Jean Carpenter, Helen 15. 
Smith, Margaret Stanton, Norma Gib- 
son, May Thayer. 

John Hicks, Herbert Gross, Donald 
Wood, J,,hn Crain, Edward Warner. 
Blanche Gutfinski, Ruth Baker, 
Mary Bowktr, .Mary Holton, Marion 

Robert Place, Edward Larkin, Gor- 
don Field, John McDonoUgh, Mrian 

Sergeant -at-arm.s 
William Clark, Patrick Santin, Rob- 
ert O'Brien, William Mann, Edward 

Inter, la-.- Athletic Hoard 
(Two to be elected) 
Daniel Horton, Stanley Hood, Vic- 
tor Leonowicz, Theodore LeMaire, 
Stanley Wood, Edward Nebesky. 
Maroon Key 
(One to be elected) 
John Crain.Matthew Ryan, Theo- 
dore LeMaire, Murray Caspar, Rob- 
ert Rhodes. 

Fernald Ent Club 
The Fernald Entomology Club will 
meet tonight at 7:15. Fred Whitte- 
more will speak on "Termites." Mov- 
ies on the subject will be shown. 
Sigma lota 
Sigma Iota announces the initiation 
of the following new members: Ann 
Cohen, Ruth Ellis, Marion Cohen, An- 
ita Marshall, Hivk'a Stein, and Miri- 
am Sacks. 

Alpha Sigma Phi 
Alpha Sigma Phi announces the in- 
tiation of George Goddu '43. 
Tau Epsilon Phi 
The Induction of the following new 
members is announced by Tau Epsi- 
lon Phi: Merton Hnrnstein, Abraham 
K human, and Eugene Wein. 


Collegian Literary Supplement Out Today Contains Wide Variety 

ol Fiction, Satire, and Poetry by Student 
Photography b y John Stewart 


Prof. Thayer Announces That 

Student Life Committee 

Has Not Acted 



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We Also Serve Breakfast, Dinners 
and Suppers at Reasonable Rates 


Next week's student broadcast, Ih- 
cause of vacation, will be a recorded 

I presentation; the program featuring 

'music by the newly-formed Sinfoniet- 

ta. The broadcast, as usual, will be 

| over stations WSPR, VVHAI, and 

WSYB from 6:16 to 5:45 p.m. 

Yesterday's program featured a 
dramatization of part of Poe's Fall 
of the HoUA* of I slur, a brief talk 
by Prof. Frank Prentice Rand, and 
musical selections by the Statettes— 
Betty Moulton, Peggy Stanton, Peg- 
gy Merthiaume, and Gladys Archi- 




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prospective pledges? Open the 
house* to girls from the begin- 
ning of school — let them come 
and see the girls and the houses 
under the everyday conditions in 
which they shall have to live. In- 
vite them down once a week for 
tea, restrict the tea expense in 
all fairness, and give the fresh 
man girls until May or June to 
decide just exactly where they 
wish to go. Upperclasa girls may, 
in turn, know the freshmen bet- 
ter over this extended period of 

And there is really, we think, no 
particular point in Open and Closed 
Date efforts. It would seem to us 
much wiser and much less artificial 
to spend the money on weekly house 
teas to which all freshmen girls are 
welcome. Then, all at the same time 
late in the spring, sororities may 
write notes to girls whom they wish 
to pledge — and the freshmen may do 
as they please, unprejudiced by any 
one-week glamour and confusion. 
Under these conditions we might be 
Sble to reduce any semblance of ill 
Feeling betwen houses to a minimum, 
and perhaps in time abolish this do- 
or-die sorority rushing week spirit 

St least for the sake of the pom 
freshmen on the other end of it. 

"There is no hard and fast rule 
that a fraternity is limited to one 
vie party per month," declared Prof. 
Clark Thayer, head of the Student 
Life Committee, At the same time 
I'rof. Thayer announced that this 

misconception was probably due to 

the fact that permission for vie par- 
ties was refused to several fraterni- 
ties during the second week of rush- 
ing on the grounds that they had had 
a dance. 

During the past year there have 
beer 96 vie parties at the various 
houses which gives an average of one 
per month per house. This figure does 
not include the dances Sponsored by 
the Senate or other organizations. 

Robert Fit /.pat nek '.»:: uas ap- 
pointed sophomore editor of the Col- 
li;,, ,i„ Quarterly thil week by Quar- 
tirli, editor-in-chief Peter J. H U r- 
reca. Pit/pat rick comes from Med- 
ford, is a member of Kappa Sigma 

and a bacteriology major. 

The first edition ,,f this year's 
Quart,, In is out tomorrow. It contains 
three pieces of fiction, "Rainbow's 
End" b) Robert Fit /.pat rick. "Fate 

and Never" by Harold Forrest, "Fife 

is Too Easy" by Marguerite IF !><■- 
Ruutv.. It also has satire, "Turning 
Styles," by Chester Kuralowicz, "A 
Bird for Nellie's Hat" by Kay Tully, 
"Rollo" by George R, Soule. In the 
line of poetry are "Rhapsody on a 
Season's Passing" by Hal McCarthy, 
"Sonnet for Moderns" by Rob Mc- 
Cartney, "Conflagration "by Ruth E. 
Avery. Cover photography was done 
by John Stewart. 

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Goding Speaks 
On Friday, November 1, 1940, S. C. 
Goding spoke to the modern language 
section of the annual meeting of the 
Tennessee Education Association held 
at the University of Tennessee, Knox- 

The subject was "Neglected Treas- 
urse," given at the request of the 
Association, based on an article by 
the same name in the modern Lang- 
uage Journal for October, 19.'W. 
Floriculture Majors 

All floriculture students of both 
Slate and Stockbridge are invited to 
attend the organization meeting of 
the Floriculture Club on Thursday, 
November 21 at 7:80 in French Hall. 
Kappa Sigma 

Kappa Sigma announcse the pledg- 
ing of Paul Turner '4.'i. 

Roister Doisters 
Professor F. P. Rand announced 
that tryouts for the new Roister 
Doister play will begin Dec. 2. 


A Thanksgiving service will Ik- giv- 
en at Vespers this Sunday at 4. -.10. 
Dr. Edwin B. Robinson of Grace 
Church in Holyoke will spenk on "A 
Thanksgiving in Troubled Times." 
Another outstanding feature of the 
service will be the singing of Handel's 
"Halleluiah Amen" by the choir. 


Continued from Page 1 
Tickets may be purchased at the 

The barn dance sponsored by the 
Alumni Group last year was a great 
success and provided good entertain- 
ment for all who attended. Proceeds 
from this dance are used for the 
Alumnae Scholarship Fund for senior 

Fine Arts Series 

Tuesday, November 26 Chapel at 
4:80, Prof. Miner Markuson will dis- 
CUai the design of * small stone 
house. His talk will be illustrated 
with colored slides. 

Alpha Lambda Mu 

Monday nigh! Marion c..ok, social 
Chairman, announced that there would 
be I vie party „ n Tuesday, Novem- 
ber 26. 

Neck Scarfs 


Wool and Silk 

Christmas Card and 

Miss Cutler's Gift Shop 


College Store 


Everything for the Student 

Banners and Souvenirs 

Books and 

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by Irving Kabinovitz 

History moves, we are told, not in 
circles, hut in spirals. Consider this 
interesting parallel: 1814, Austria, 
teachers exempted from conscription; 
J!)4<), U.S.A., college students (for 
the current academic year) granted 
deferment from selective service. 
This interesting bit of trivia is drag- 
ged in by the fail, not to introduce 
an essay on "How to Compute Your 
Chances of Being Drafted," but to 
introduce Franz Schubert, Viennese 
composer extraordinary. 

Schubert violates the proverbial 
concept of the young composer, pov- 
erty-stricken, miserable, conscious of 
his own merit, denied recognition by 
the world. Aided by his family, young 
Franz suffered no privation. He was 
unaware of the superiority of his mu- 
sical creations. Thus, in his early 
years, at least, he lived a normal 
happy life. 

k Columbia Masterworks has re- 
cently released his Symphony 
No. 2, in B Flat Major. Played 
by Howard Barlow and the Co- 
lumbia Broadcasting Symphony, 
it is by far the best of the al- 
bums Columbia has presented for 
review this year. Well-paced, re- 
markable for its clarity and true- 
ness of tone, this work deserves 
a place in every collector's rack. 
The symphony itself is a product 
of Schubert's eighteenth year. 1815, 
his (imuiH tnirahlis. It is not a great 
work; it is immature and imitative of 
his great predecessors. But life is 
not so short that we have time but 
for the masterpieces of music. Why 
not stroll through the Valleys before 
we attempt the ascent of the peaks? 
Taking the symphony movement by 
movement, we can see the various 
influence that combined in his mu- 
sic. The first movement. Allegro 
vivace is Mozartian in character. The 
second, Andante, reflects "papa" 
Haydn. It has a stirring theme, 
which, if it has not been so already, 
would make a splendid Alma Mater 
song for some college. (The refrain 
"Amherst, brave Amherst, is taken 
from Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata.) 
The third movement, Menuetto, re- 
flects Haydn, also. The Finale, Presto 
Vtvaoe, contains elements taken from 
Viennese folk songs and is a fitting 
climax to this product of youthful 

It is obvious that this symphony is 
a transition work, showing the de- 
velopment from the classical tradi- 
tion to his mature work as a great 
Romantic composer. The headlong 
dash of the Finale, with its gallop- 
ing tempo, brings to mind the poetry 
of Coethe in his Romantic youth: 
Hasten thee, Kroiios! 
On with clattering trot! 
Quick, rattle along, 
Over stock and stone let thy trot 
Straightway lead into life. 
Sdiuhert's second symphony leads 
directly into the work of the mature 
man known to millions by his "un- 
finished Symphony," 



Famous Flayer Will Appear at John M. Greene Hall, Northan pfc 
at 8:00 — Roister Doisters Will Attend in Group — Proeeet 

to go For War Relief 


Howard K. Hunter Announces 

Dance Saturday and 

Hike Sunday 

Massachusetts State College Sinfonietta 

Over the River and Through the Woods" 
But We'll Take Steam Heat For Ours, Thanks 


"Over the river and through the 

Now grandmother's cap I spy! 
Hurrah for the fun! 
Is the pudding done? 
Hurrah for the pumpKin pie!" 

Atmospheric little limerick, isn't 
it? — and reeking with nostaliga for 
log cabins and muskets, family re- 
unions and, in short, "the good old 

"The good old days," you know, 
are those depicted on winter greet- 
ing cards with a coach racing toward 
some beautiful old house, the light 
f:- > ; v/hiell pours in cheese-golden 
poohs upon the snow. Inside there are 
Iplendid ladies and gentlemen, and a 
sple idid feast upon a splendid table. 
In fact, everything is splendid includ- 
ing the splendid platters of turkey, 
bo.. Is of bright crimson cranberry 
sauc* and an overflow of spirit — 
emotional and liquid. 

Now all this is very pleasant and 
traditional and conductive to yearn- 
ing, but what about the remaining 
!>!»'; of the population who a ■ left 
off the greeting cards with or.' • en- 
thusiasm to keep them warm'.' 
Not For l's 

Imagine how ducky it \.ouLl «>e to 
awake Thanksgiving morning and 
find yourself bunking in one of those 
one - room - first - cousin's-to-a-stable 
where our worthy forebears dwelt. 
No doubt it snowed during the night 
and you are literally sleeping under 
a "blanket of snow." After all, there 
are cracks in the best of houses. 
These are "the good old days." 

With the house colder than an ice- 
cream plant would you get up and 
turn on the steam heat? Hardly, 
since there is no steam heat. But there 
is an adorable brick fireplace and 
forests of wood outside to chop. If 
you work fast, you might stait to 
thaw out while splitting kindling. 
Besides this is Thanksgiving. You 
need a blazing early fire for the din- 

Ah, yes. The dinner. That promises 
to be Ma's masterpiece and is the 
feature of the day. But first there 
are cows to be milked, chickens fed, 
and horses to be cared for- -all of 
which keeps you busy the morning 
long. No hanging around the kitchen 
and sticking your finger in cake bat- 
ter or sampling the dressing. You 
don't even have a chance to chop nuts 
or read the latest adventures of Sup- 
erman. Many things come to those 
who wait, and these are "the good 
old days." Remember? 

Blitzkrieg. 1K00 

Dinner, served promptly at noon, 
is really gratifying, but it's an old 
Indian custom to stage a hlitzkreig 
at Thanksgiving and you have to be 
ready to grab your gun and run to 
the gua id house on the first signal. 
Sometimes there isn't any raid at all 
and that is the greatest misfortune 
since the only pastime that remains 
is looking through family albums and 
listening to the ticking of the grand- 
father clock. Once in a while, if per- 
mission is granted by the Governors, 
you may shovel your front yard a 

After such an exciting day you will 
naturally be worn out and feel for 
going to bed at sunset. The storm per- 
sist! and the wind has increased. In 
fact, the house is a regular wind- 
pocket and in order to hold the bed- 
clothes down you have to pile chairs 
and stools on top of them. This is 
hardly comfortable, but you cannot 
expect to be warm and comfortable 
at the same time. These are "the 
good old days." 

We'll Take 1940 

There had to be pioneers to build 

stone fences, maybe, but we are 
thankful for 1!M0. Not that we would 
mind building stone fences, but 
modern conveniences save SO much 
time, don't they? They save so much 
time to be spent at movies and dances 
and bride parties and listening to 
swing bands. 

And for this We are thankful. 

More activity is in store for Out- 
ing Club fans, as President Howard 
T. Hunter announces continued af- 
fairs. The Mount Holyoke O. C. will 
hold a square dance at Alumnae Hall 
at eight p.m. Saturday. Preceding 
this affair will be a supper at the 
Mt. Holyoke club's cabin. Those in- 
terested in the evening should sign 
at the library desk by noon on Fri- 

On Sunday evening, the Amherst 
Outing Club will act as host for 'a 
supper hike to their cabin on Mount 
Toby. Transportation and supper will 
be furnished for a nominal fee (not 
determined, but less than fifty cents). 
In this case the signing should be 
done by Saturday noon, also at the 

Maurice Evans, famous g 
pearean actor, will give a lectun 
recital, "Shakespeare in the Newi 
at the John M. Greene Hall in Norfj 
ampton, November 24 at 8 o'e!< 

He is expected to give readini 
from King Henry IV, King R , 
II, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night. 
fame is due to his performance! b 
these, and other Shakespearean play? 

Prof. F. P. Rand, faculty advi* 
for the Roister-Doisters, has a: 
nounced that the club will attend tb 
lecture in a group with a social fr,'. 
lowing the performance. 

The proceeds from M auric. 
Evans' appearance will go for Rritis' 
War Relief. Reserved tickets a^ 
available at the Liberal Arts 0ff l( v 
in the Old Chapel. 

Zoology Club 

I)r. George P. Child of Amher?: 
College will speak on "Genetics a' 
the Crossroads" at the meeting of th* 
Zoology Club Tuesday, December ■ 
at Fernald Hall. Election of Officer* 
will be held. 


Editor: Edith Colgate 

esting sidelight on the orchestra is 
that when Glenn Miller was organiz- 
ing his original orchestra, he camo 
to Connecticut and tried to persuade 
this entire unit to travel as his or- 
( hi stra. Only one of the group agreed 
to go, and has remained to become 

Miller's right hand man — Hal Mcln 

The decorations this year are an 
immense Improvement over previous 
types and are sure to obscure the 
true background of Drill Hall. Mr. 
Joy, president of the New England 
Interior Decorators of Boston, exam- 
ined the situation and has designed a 
striking military motif. 

The programs and favors were 
carefully chosen after interviews and 
exhibits by three different jewelers. 
This is the first time that the Mili- 
tary Ball has given favors to the 
young ladies. The programs are not 
finished in the conventional style, and 
their novelty will be surprising. 


The Sophomore Forum will meet 
in the lounge of Memorial Hall on 
Sunday afternoon at 5:80, The meet- 
ing of the Freshman Forum is sched- 
uled for 7:0ii. Both groups will be 

addressed by Eunice B. King, an hon- 
or student at Woman's College of the 
University of North Carolina. In ad- 
dition to her status as travelling sec- 
retary "' the Student Volunteer 
Movement, Miss King is now a mem- 
ber of the General Committe of the 
New England Student Christian 

Dr. Carl E. Fellers, research pro- 
fessor in Horticultural Manufac- 
tures, was the speaker at convoca- 
tion Wednesday, November 13. He 
discussed the topic "The Role of Re- 
search in Agricultural By-products." 

Hotel Stewarding, a Stockbridge 
major, has a close affiliation with the 
practical work in food technology of 
this department. 

W. C. Peck 

Animal Husbandry Club 

On Tuesday evening, November 12, 
the first meeting of the An. Hus. Club 
was held in Stockbridge Hall, Room 
114. Professor Archibald gave a talk 
on the advantages of grass silage 
and the methods of harvesting it. 
Movies were shown of harvesting 
methods used on the college farm. 

Meeting will be held on the second 
and fourth Tuesdays of the month, at 
7:00 p.m., and all those interested 
are invited to attend. 

Edith Cohwte 
4-H Club 

The College 4-H Club has planned 
a series of Recreational Leadership 
Programs under the direction of Mr. 
Lawrence Loy, Recreational Special- 
ist at State. 

The purpose of these meetings is to 
on November 13, was attended by a 
large group of 4-H members. The 
next will be held Tuesday, November 

T. T. Toporowehi 
A. T. G. 

A. T. G. takes pleasure in an- 
nouncing that Rufus Hilliard '41 and 
John Hussey '42 have joined the 

Members of the house are looking 
forward to the intramural games to 
be played with K. K. The fellows are 

busily ■pending their free hours 
building a recreation room in the 

Again A. T. G. wishes to extend its 
invitation to Stockbridge freshmen 
to visit the house and acquaint them- 
selves with club members. 

P. Pa to,, 
K. K. 

This week is "Hell Week" at K. K. 
The chairman in charge of the in- 

itiation program is Tony Carota. Il 
is felt that he has already got off to i 
wonderful start. 

Plans for the next K. K. "Vic" pa: 
ty, to be held December 14, are a> 
ready well under way. 

A few alumni visited the ho&X 
this past week. Included among the* 
was Bob Macklin, house president d 
last year. Bob is at present an er 
sign aboard the aircraft Carrie 
Yorktoicn. He is due to sail fa 
Hawaii shortly. 

F. Em in i /' 

S. S. s. 

At their regular meeting, Monday 
evening, the members of Tri 3fj 
made plans to visit Miss Hamlin's or, 
November 24. Each year Miss Hair | 
lin invites the Stockbridge girls S 
her home for Sunday night SHPfff] 
and the evening. Arrangements fa 
this affair are in charge of the gin 
with Miss Hamlin acting as hostsi 

Sunday, November 17, the grmi' 
enjoyed a hike and cook-out at w 
Warner. The committee in charge | 
this outing was Janice Cahill, '• 
Cosgrove, and Ruth Gushce. 
Charlotte E. A 

During an occasional flurry 
snow the Stockbridge football teair. I 
lost to the New York Aggies I 
November 16, by a score of 18 t- ' 
Put back on the defensive in the W 
quarter, Stockbridge gave waj 
New York line bucks which n 
in the first touchdown. The placemen 
kick was successful. In the 
period we saw the WattS-tO-BaB* 
passing combination clicking with U 
completion of three out of four |** 
es. In the third period Captain Watt' 
took the ball over the goal aftf' ; 
gain of 40 yards. The conversion m 
ed. With six minutes to play t 
York line broke through the U* ■ 
scrimmage to block a punt which « ; 
recovered by a N. Y. Aggie end u 
carried it for a touchdown. The l' 1 ^ 
meat conversion failed. FalHltf ' 
fore a superior line, Stoekbridg* '■' 
advantage of their opponent! 
passing defense and tallied UP ■ 
percentage of passes completed 

Continued »* W 

If you cannot come down for a delicious evening snack, be sure that you have a supply of cookies, doughnuts. 

or cakes to eat while you are doing your homework. 



Remember the Sunday Evening Supper 

Underdog Statesmen to Meet Tufts at Medford 
In the 38th Contest of Long Standing Series 


Aerial Attack of Medfordites 
May Overwhelm Maroon 
— Harrison to Toss 

Massachusetts-Tufts game this 
Saturday! at Medford, marks the 38th 
meeting of the two traditional rivals, 
fhe fii st encounter was in 1881, and 
.... aeries is the second oldest of its 
,,1 , ;i New England. Only the Yale- 
Karvard classic eclipses it in this 



The Maroon forces have high hopes 

it Miiall chance for a win over 

I Xufts this Saturday. They will be 

it to avenge the 34-7 setback hand- 

i them by the Medfordites last sea- 

. .,,]. Taking the field at the opening 

-lie in the State backfield will be 

Benny Freitas at fullback. Ben's 

. ,rk OS the gridiron this season has 

spoken for itself. Bud Evans and Gil 

•in will probably start at half- 

,aik positions and will be aided and 

abetted by Jim Bullock, John Seery, 

md Stan Salwark. At quarterback 

be Matty Ryan — a small but 

• player. 


men in the senior class will 
their college football careers in 
game against Tufts. They are 
( limmins, Joseph Larkin, Carl 
and Captain Ralph Simmons. | 
Strong Jumbos 
Coach Lew Manly's Jumbo's on the 
hand, have a highly 


Trinity at Hartford, Dec. 10. 
Hamilton at Geneva, Dec. 14. 
Clark at M.S.C., Dec. 19. 
Springfield at Springfield, Jan. 


Amherst at M.S.C., Jan. 11. 

Williams at Williamstown Jan. 

Wewleyan at M.S.C., Jan. 18. 

Rhode Island State at Kingston 
Feb. 5. 

Middlebury at Middlebury, Feb. 

Tufts at Medford, Feb. 14. 

Connecticut University at M.S.C., 
Feb. 19. 

Boston University at Boston, 
Feb. 21. 

Coast Guard at M.S.C., Feb. 28. 

Worcseter Tech at Worcester, 
March 1. 




State Varsity Triumphs 15-47 

— Frosh Also Down Trin 

Cub 15-44 

Sophomore Strength to Provide 

Mainstay of Team — Bush 

Gives Workouts 

Under the spirited coaching of Lou 
Hush, the Massachusetts State bas- 
ketball team has been slowly round- 
ing into shape during the past two 
weks in preparation for the season's 
curtain opener with Trinity on De- 
cember 10. A very experienced nu- 
cleus of twelve lettermen led by cap- 
tain Bill W'alsh, ace guard, give 
Coach Bush a very excellent basis 
for building up a good team. 


A wealth of material is present 
from the sophomore class which 
shows six lettermen. Ted Bokina, 
towering six-foot-six giant, shows 
great potentiality at the center post. 
Kelly, Bubriski, Malloy, Turner, and 
I'odolak are also mainstays from last 
year's successful frosh aggregation. 


John Brady 

7 TO 6 BY M0NS0N 

Baker Scores Frosh Touchdown 

— Academy Team Counters 

Against Seconds 

State closed the doors on its finest 
cross country season since the hal- 
cyon days of 1934 last Friday as 
Chet Putney led the team to its fifth 
straight victory, a perfect win over 
Trinity, 15-47. The cubs took the 
measure of Trinity's yearlings by an- 
other perfect score, 15 to 44. 

Chet Putney grabbed a quick lead 
at the gun and held the lead through 
touted ! tne ro "ing hills of the course as he 
; field combination in the persons Masne '' across the finish line 10 yards 
Bob Patterson at fullback, Art '" tm ' ^ r "° (1 over Ca I jt - I!il1 Kimball 
pison at left half, Bob Ruttcr at in time within three seconds of Kim- 
!f, and Captain Jack West at ball ' s record 
it:. The passing combo of Har- rno varsity summary: Won by Put- 
to wingman Hanabury has "<*>'- (S)j 2d, Kimball, (S); tie foi- 
led Many headaches for the op 3rd, WcDonaW and Morrill, (S); 5th, 
his of the Manlymen thus far. Greene <S); 0th, Kosen, (T); 7th, 
r or not Matty Ryan will be i Mosher, (S)j 8th, Caffrey, (T); 9th, 

Smellie, (T); 
12th, (Jul liver, 
(T). Time: 21:20.0. 

The freshman summary: Tie for 
1st among Caldwell, Hollis. Newton 
and Smith, all State; 5th, Fitzpat- 
rick, (S); 0th, Smith, (T); 7th, Rog- 
ers, (S); 8th, Hayward, (T); 9th, 
Farnsworth, (T); 10th, Cochran, (T); 
nth, Bornstein, (S){ 14th, Finn, <T); 
Time: 16:.T7.2. 

Playing on a rain swept gridiron, 
the yearlings muffed their closing 
Bob Breglio and Vern Smith, sen- II"* lo Monson Academy 7-0 last 
ior varsity lettermen, are expected to Thursday afternoon. The Stale plebes 

greatly enhance the forward situa- 
tiotl, Silverman and I'arzych have 
been showing remarkable 
ment at the forward and gui 
'inns respectively. 

Triggs and llurlev art 

romped completely through 
purple of Monson for a better 



lUrt H,m.n 

The final game of the Massachu- 
setts football season takes place this 

Saturday at Tufts College. Here at 
the local gridiron nothing but shad- 
ows, stands, and goal posts remain 
to tell of past defeats and triumph. 
The feeling of desolation is acute, 
when one looks out over the field and 
sees nothing but the last few leaves 
of a dead autumn whirling madly 
across the green. The last practice 
sessions of the year take place to 
day . . . and then there will be none 
. . . not until spring of next year. 

On the heels of the rather disas- 
trous football season comes basket- 
ball. Last year's green team did not 
do so well, Winning only one game — 
that against Tufts. The quintet this 
season is expected to make a much 
better showing. Kxperienced men pro- 
vide a solid nucleus around which a 
winning club may be built. 

It is too bad that students will be 
able to see only five borne games. 

part [ Those five, however, should prove 

improve " f tll( ' <,( " lt,s t and featured a touch- 1 among the best of the season. Cott- 
ird posi- ,lmv " Phange by Mollis Maker. Joe neetieut will provide plenty of thrills, 
I Howard of Monson equalized their six I and, now that Clark U. has some- 
gifts of theil. ,0inU,, ' 1 , ' y ,lasni "^ *hrO»*fe the frosh how gotten Str/.elecki back, the Scar 

junior class to the forward positions.) 
Frodyma is a likely prospect for the i 

forward wall for a score 
son gained the victory 

Then Mon- 
when their 


conversion attempt cleared the goal 

posts. The Monson score came with 
represent < 

• aggregation, may yet see *S" ""''/i'" 1 t,,a, \ in *• ,,i ' 11 **»*• 

Again the spectacular running, 

'•enter position. Sparks, 
Tripp, and Wall who also 

varsity service with Improvement. 

kicking, and passing of Elson Race 

The star-studded group also gives .featured the melee. Two new olfensiv. 
promise of producing an ace or two ' s, ars blossomed out in the persons 
from among McLaughlin, O'Brien, 
Pachocha, Sloper, and Bordeau. The 

run back the long Patterson ,,a y ward, (S)j 10th 
' for State gains remains to be ,ll h. Bennett, (T); 


quad of twenty-three expects some 

of Ed Fideii and Holly Baker. 

Fideli almost singlehandedly carried 

the ball in the second quarter for I 

I seventy-five yard march in a series 
additions when John Seery and Carl [ of Mienks and end runs. However with 
\astri. footballers, come out for the | lh( ' Wl on the four yard line, the 


RPI Rampages for Three Goals 
in Last Half — State is 
Weak in Line 

Manager Strecter is issuing a fer- 
vent cry for mere candidates for the 
assistant manager's job from the 
sophomore class. Candidates may re- 
port to Streeter at practice sessions 
beginning three o'clock in the after- 
noon, at the Cage. 

half ended. Hollis Baker, a light but 

hard running back, finally came into 

! his own when Coach Prigard inserted 

him to till in for the injured BoTOW- 

ski. Baker unfolded ■ daesling dis- 
play of passes to the pass-snatching 

At the end of a string of these 
passes, Baker plunged through tackle 
for the touchdown. Tolwan provided 
the defensive 

I he Rensselaer Engineers badly 
: •'■"unced the Statesmen to the tune 
-'•>-() last Saturday afternoon on a 
muddy field at Troy. 

fhp Engineers opened with a bang, 

Inarching 08 yards to a touchdown 

1 die first six minutes of play. Sam- 

| my Sckwaitl led the drive, slicing 

-tackle time and time again, sel- 

K m stopped until he reached the 

HttSBcbusettl secondary of Freitas, 

Santin, and Ryan. 

tl" second half, Hoopes scored 

•'* Short buck after bruising 

:i ^ r h State's weak line for 44 

"ii successive charges. Soon 

MacFarland dashed 15-yards 

*< third tally. Quarterback Fred- 

! ■"* smashed over for the 

in the fourth quarter. 

,: ' W " A I It V. |. 

Harrier Team is One of the Best on 
Record With Five Wins, One Defeat 

let may give of State plenty of trou- 
ble. Be prepared for ■ rather startl- 
ing list of predictions in the next 

The most successful fall season of 

the year was just chalked up by the 

cross country team . . . five wins out 
of six dual meets, the la ll one by a 

perfect score as five men romped 
LCross the finish line before the first 
Trinity man put in his appearance. 
\ lioit cheer for the team! 

* * * 

The latest news on the sports front 
indicates that a fencing team is in 
the offltlg. A team of this nature 
Would cost the athletic department 
practically nothing . . . the men sup- 
plying their own equipment and bor- 
rowing a mat from the military de- 
partment Such a group might well 
go a long way in promoting sports 
interest on campus. The team, nat- 
urally, WOBM be limited to men, but 

women fencers would be ; 

highlights of the after- .aam~» f„ 
, , auuilion to 

noon, by opening up hole after hob- 



le, Coffin 

It, I. nil. in 

\k. McDonouirh 

r. Brady 

rg. Craln 

it. Mann 

rp. Kin, 1.. ill 

i|b, Rynn 

Ihb. Snntin 

rhb, Kvmiih 

fb, Preltai 

Ml hilou U* 

Sett nats. 

T 12—25 

Point Hftfr, 

li,i A I. an w. Box 
The third finest cross country sea- 
son in the history of organized ath- 
letics at State College ended last Fri- 
day. Five dual meet wins out of six 
starts saw Coach Derby's harriers 
consistently whipping the finest col- 
lege teams up and down the entire 
Connecticut Valley. Only the gallop- 
ing Engineers from Northeastern, 
who later went on to take third place 
in the New England Championships, 
were able to beat the Statesmen as 
they took the season's opener. State, 
however, went on with a rush from 
there and toppled Springfield, Wor- 
cester Tech, Massachusetts Institute 
of Technology, Amherst, and Trinity 
in rapid succession. 

It isn't easy to account for such a 
standout season. A large SQUad that 
furnishes ample replacements ll need- 
ed for a good season. Ask any coach. 
Yet, State had just five men, and 
occasionally a sixth, that could be de 
pended upon to score points. If one of 
the five had so much as turned his 
ankle the entire Complexion of the 
season might easily have been chang- 

What, then, made the season out- 

standing. Was it good coaching. Yes, 
it was all of that; Coach Derby 
knows his cross country coaching bet- 
ter than any one of a half dozen col- 
lege coaches right around us. Any of 
his men will tell you that. Hut it was 
more than coaching. Unless the drive 
and punch in his men is there the 
best coach in the world looks like a 
guy named Joe. 

sibly better runners warm up un- 
noticed. His teammates call Capt. Hill 
Kimball a "pretty good leader." 

This Amherst boy, elected captain 
while only a sophomore, began writ- 

practice sessions. There's 
nothing like fencing to coordinate 
the muscles and build a strong and 
supple body, be it male or female. 

.Massachusetts is one of the few 
colleges that does not have a team. 
It would be a simple affair to have 

ing, in early August, a series of let-, meets with the rival swordsmen from 
ten to every varsity candidate giving Amherst, Springfield and point* east. 

So let's hear a little more from the 
fencers. V.n avant! 

him hints on early season training, 
telling him of prospects, giving him 
the news on other candidates. In 
short, Kimball bagaa to sell the idea 
of a good season to his mates just a 
little sooner and a little better than 
an ordinary leader would have. 

However, the season began with 
The spirit was centered around the just a small s.piad. Time trials show- 
broad shoulders of the best man the «, tnat altnouKn Kimha|| .^ ^ 

have chosen for ior ace, Chet Putney, wc. 

captain Hill Kimball. 


y<-iy iplen 
did runners they would not win anv 
This good cross country captain is national titles. Thus, it was team 
a CUrjOU. mixture of personal like- st( ,, lltrt h that would win the meets 
ability, fight, character, and down- The five iron men stuck to that ideal 
right COCkineSI that . ,„ sometimes call- throughout the season. Tales s.eped 
ed COter. He never talks in terms of through to non runners of men fall- 
defeat, hes always pointing for the | nf ,, ark (n fn „ „ ark (( , 

next one, gang, the ■ 

gets a slap on the shoulder and a 
QUiet word. The harrier leader isn't 
captain of a group of individual 
stars, he's captain of a team. 

Such a leader this past season was 
a lean, lithe runner that has the 
cool, self-confident poise that sends 
spectators into i|uick searches through 
programs to identify while other pos- 


next one, gang, Uh next one." The tering teammates, of men malting 

ii-l teammate that failed to finish the homestretch to finish toffeth* 

Only (hcl Putney, the finest run- 
ner of thorn all and captain in "■','.), 
and Kick Hayward will be gone next 
year. Coming up will be several 
freshmen standouts. The formula will 

be Introduced to the new recruits. 

The team will be another good one. fa 
fad, Kimball's already talking of an 
mi defeated season! 

I'. ml Dmm i 

Eddie M. Switzer 

Clothing and 







Continued train Pogt < 

Downey, it 

Hazen, rg 

Perry, e 

Kneeland, 1^ 

Stock well, It 

Johnson, le 

Watts, ql>, Capt. 

Nicholson, rhb 

Bemben, lhb 

Carote, fb 

7 <i— 13 

o g o— r. 

\ ( u 1 York . 1 gffies 
Near, te 
Hamilton, It 
Trapani, Ik 
Hodgkins, c 
Evans, rg 
Ferrand, rt 
Goodwin, re 
Motto, qb, Capt, 
Pearaali, lhb 

N'ooy, lhb 

Zenowitz, fb 

New York Aggies 



Stockbridge: Watts 

New York: Zenowitz, Goodwin 

Point by goal ! Pearaali 

Substitutes for Stockbridge -.South- 
aid, Bak, I.evine. Benton, Gibbs, 



on November 18 the Stockbridge 
Cross Country team dropped their 
fourth meet of the season to Mount 
Hermon, 18 to 5, The decisive victory 
was partly due to the fact that Stock- 
bridge lacked its full strength. Hib- : . n j <( .. lson 
hard placed 3rd; Fortune 7th, Tone 
11th, Allen 14th, and l.achut 15th. 

Mount Hermon: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 

Stockbridge : 3rd, 7th, 1 1th, 

14th, 16th •"><» points 

The Cross Country team recovered 
from their Mount Hermon meet by 
defeating the Trinity College Fresh- 
man on November !•>, 17 to 11. The 

Schedule for Index Group Photographs 


Glanville re roee! vvas |U " "" *'"' '-■* "dies eours» 

Hibbard was the first home with the 
winning time of 15:89. Placing five 
men among the first -six to cross the 
finish line gave Stockbridge an easj 
win. Vanderhoop (Captain) placed 
2nd, followed by Tonet -'lid, Manly 
5th, and Merrill 6th. 

Stockbridge: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 
5th, <!th 17 points 

Trinity Frosli: 4th, Hth, 11th, 

12th, 18th 48 points 

The Trinity Meet terminated the 
('loss Country season with foui vic- 
tories, Amherst Freshman (27-30), 
Brattleboro High (24*31), Cashing 

All groups except those noted will 
be taken in the Old Chapel Audi- 

The following club groups officer* 

Tuesday Evening, December 17. 1940 
(i: 15 I'hi Zeta Sorority 

7:00 Sigma Beta Chi Sorority 

7:16 Alpha Gamma Kho Fraternity 

7;80 Sigma I'hi Epsiloa Fraternity 

7;46 Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity 

8:00 Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity 

8:16 Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity 

8:30 Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity 

8:45 Sigma Alpha Epsilon Frater- 

•coo Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity 

9:15 Kappa Sigma Fraternity 

Academy (24-81) and Trinity Fresh- 9:3G" Q. T. V. Fraternity 
man (17-44). With four defeats, ! '•» ■ 45 Theta Chi Fraternity 
Springfield Freshman (24-31), If. S.| Wednesday Evening;— December 18 
C. Freshman (18-37), Gardner High ,;:,: ' Alphs Lambda Mu Sorority 
(21-34), Mount Hermon (18-87), they 7:00 Lambda Helta Mu Sorority 
leave the running course until next 7:16 Sigma lota Sorority 

September. The one name we saw 1 '■'■ 

Senior Military 

among the first four to cross the fin- 7:85 .Junior Military 

^\^ line in every meet, was Hibbard, T:4:» Phi Kappa Phi (Faculty of 

who has chalked up one first, three ftceri and 1941 members) 

seconds, one third, and one fourth, 7:50 Phi Beta Kappa (Faculty of- 

l Foltz 7:55 Sigma Xi ( Faculty officers) '•".:10 isogon 


The following Winter School Short Bacteriology Course Tuesday, .Ian 

8:00 Zoology Club 

8:0:» "M" Club 

8:10 Languages and Literature Club 

8:15 Chemistry Club 

B:20 Pre-Med. club 

8:2". Fernald Entomology Club 

8:30 Landscape Architecture Club 

S :■'!•"» Mathematics Club 

8:10 English Club 

8:45 Home Economics club 

8:50 Poultry Club 

8 :■">."» Hairy Club 

9:00 Animal Husbandry Club 

9:05 Hint. Man. Club 

!i : in Current Affairs Club 

9:15 I -H Club 

9:20 Outing Club 

9:25 Christian Federation Club 

9:30 Menorah Club 

9:35 Newman club 

'):!() Wesley Foundation 

': IS Phillips Brooks Club 

•i ;50 French Club 

3:55 Radio Club 

10:oo Pomology Club 

6:20 Academic Activities Boani 
6:80 Joint Committee on Ii 

legiate Athletics 
5:40 InterclaSS Athletic Boar.! 
5:60 Freshman Handbook Bo 

Thursday Evening, DeeesSBM ■: |<, 
6:45 Choir (Memorial Building) 
7:00 IndiBX Board (Memorial i;.;. 
7:lo Collegian Board (Men 

Buildinu ) 
7:25 Roister Hoisteis 

7 :'■)■< Debating <'lub 

7:45 Band 

8:00 Orchestra 

s:Hi Brass Section of Orchesi 
Men's Glee club 

: .ii Worm n*> Glee Club 

8:40 Statettes 

8:45 I 'tatesmeii 

8:50 Bay Staters 

8:55 Bay Statettes 

9:00 .Junior Class Officers 

9 :0S Sophomore Class Office; 
9:10 Interfraternity Council 
9:20 Intersororitv Council 

Thursday Afternoon. December 19 I '.>:■',() United Religious Council 
1:80 Senate |9:35 Winter Carnival Committee 

'in Adelphia |9:40 Horticulture Show Committer 

• -.mi w. s. G. a. 

i:00 Maroon Key 

9:45 Dad's Hay Committee 
9:50 Soph-Senior Ball Coramitti 

9:55 Military Ball Committd 

18 points Courge8 are offered f or the remainder uary 8, 1:00 p.m. to Saturday, Jan- 


.">th, Cth 

I courses are onereo lor me remamoer 

' | .jf the year: uary 18, 12 m. Milk and Cream Test- 

Greenkeeping (An eleven weeks' ins:; Analyzing and Inspecting Milk 

course—Jan. (i-Marcb 15). Advanced Products Monday, January 20, 1:00 

School for Greenkeepers. (Course A p.m. to Saturday, January 25, 12 m. 

-January 8 to February 7; Course Milk Plant Operation and Manufac- Saturday, February 8, 12 m. Ice Foresters -1 onday, March _ I, 

ture of Surplus Milk Products— Mon- 1 Cream Making for Experienced Men •».-.. '" Saturday, March IJ, at 12 


College Drug Store 

Prescription Specialists 

day, January 27, 1 :00 p.m. to Sat 
unlay, February 1, 12 m. Ice Cream; 
Testing and Analyzing Ingredients 
Fsed in Ice Cream Making, the 

Standardizing of Mixes and Freezing. Cie-i if he desires.) Five-Daj 
Monday, February ■'!, 1:00 p.m. to f'» - Tree Wardens and 

— Monday, February 10, 1:00 p.m.' 
Saturday, February l">, 12 nt (T 

Hairy courses are so arranged ' 

a ! i lent may take any one a 



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Luncheon*— Dinner — Special Partial 
Afternoon Tea— Overnight Guaats — Banquet! 

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NO. 11 

Hal Mclntyre's Band Plays for Military Ball Tomorrow Night 

d n t r cimptd ^y 



Shirley Lee 

Seven Senior Coeds 
Elected to Isogon 

Memorable Event 
Promises Scollin 


W.S.G.A. Names Members First Skat ers on POBd; Looking Over the Dean's |{„arcl 

at Meeting Tuesday 

At a meeting of the W. S. G. A. 

Tucsilay nipht at Bowker Auditori- 
um the long awaited tajipinpr for Iso- 
gon, the new senior honorary society 
for women took place, and the seven 
(Mtfttanding coeds chosen were: Iona 
Reynold*, Kathryn Tully, Sally Kell, 
Cynthia Bailey, Muriel Sherman, 
Marten PreeduUm, and Gladys Ar- 

The four criteria on which selec- 
!i"ii was based were scholarship, 

pas activity, versatility, and 
Hiarari.T. While the W. S. G. A. 

• the first group, in the future 

will be self-perpetuating. Seven 
members of the present junior class 
*H1 be tapped in the Junior-Senior 
rVoceasiond in the spring and in ad- 
dition four senior girls will be elect- 
1 M honorary members when the 

W. 8. G. A. Council takes office. 
IlOgon, a Greek word meaning a 
Continual on Page U 

Boston Philharmonic Ensemble On 
Social Union Program Tonight 

Dr. Polanyi Speaks 
About Italian Crisis 

The Social I'liion will pr«-.s<>nt the 
Boston Philharmonic Ensemble aa its 

I.F.C. Establishes Rules 

Concerning Frat Dances r ,m l! , ;. , " i '. ,;im ,,f £• • wa| - j » bw» 

& • vuuvvo ker Auditoiium tonight at eight 

T r ~7~. . ,>, •' , ''' Bodge, Verne Powell, Clark 

I wo Competition Committees Putnam, wuiem Frank, and Nellie 

Zimmer make up the enaembie They 

Lecturer on Public Affairs 

Tells of Italy's Place 

in Europe 

Named at Meeting 
Last Night 



will present the following program: 
Suite— "Caprica Eapognal" includ- 
ing Alhorada, Variations, Gypsy 
Scene, Fandango by ' Rimskv-Koi sa 


"Abandon," (Jodardo with flute, vi- 

The Interfraternity Council 
discussing the problem of "vie' 

ties with the Student Life Commit- i,,l inland' harp 

tee has come to an agreement that Harp solos-"Gavotte," Rameau; 
the only ^ limitations on fraternities) "I^Iita, the dancer," Tou.nier- 

First Half-Hour Drama 
Will be Broadcast Wed. 

"Christ of the Andes" 
Be on Student 


weaVa student broadcast will 
the dramatic presentation of 
the Andes'*— the first full 
'Iramatic script to be at- 
"ce the beginning of these 
last year. The staging of 
ft, which will be heard 
♦ions WHAI and WSYB 
field and Rutland from 5:15 
Wednesday, is the biggest 
to be produced. The cast 
formanee includes Fran 
|'»n Nagelschmidt, John 
'^hn Hayes, George Hoxie, 

'win, Hal McCarthy, 

Betty Moulton, Peg Stan- ( 
n Avery, Mason Gentry, ' 
! |icy, and Pete Barreca. 
ightl of yesterday's pro-' 
'ii interview of Alumni' 
'•"•ice Emery by Peter 
caj selections by the 
'. and the dramatization ! 
"t from Bret Harte'R stir- 
tory "The Luck of Roar- 

will be that no fraternity may hold 
dances on consecutive weekends. This 
announcement was made at the in- 
terfraternity Council meeting held 
last night. 

At the meeting last night Frank 
Simons, President of the Interfra- 
ternity Council reported on his re- 
cent trip to the National Interfra 
ternity Conference in New York City. 

Two committees were appointed to 
work on interfraternity competition. 
Allan Silverman, A.E.P., Dana 
Frandsen, Kappa Sigma, and John 
Shepardson, S.A.E. are the commit 
tee for the Interfraternity Declama- ! 
tion. A committee composed for Dan- 
iel Levine, T.E.P. Everett Barton, 
Q.T.V. and Robert Kirvin, S.P.E. will 
handle the Snow Sculpturing com- 

"Marche Triomphale," Godefroid. 

"Introduction and Allegro,** Ravel. 

"Extase," C a n n o ; "Em -'acte 
Valse," Hellmesbergei ; Selections 

from "Samson and Delila," Saint- 
Saens with the violin, cello, and pi- 

"Serenado," Widor with the flute, 
cello, and piano. 

"Southern Rhapsody," Hosmer. 

Students will be admitted by the 
presentation of their Social Union 

Dr. Karl Polanyi, widely known 
lecturer on public affairs, spoke el 
convocation this morning on the sub- 
ject, "Italy's Place ill Europe." {>,-. 
Polanyi, who |f lecturer at the I'm 
varsity of London and Oxford Uni- 
versity and one-time faculty member 

of the People's College In Vienna, a 

member of the Budapest Bar, and 

joint-editor of "i>er Deaterreichisehs 
Volkswirt," rendered this college a 
most valuable service by revealing a 
precise knowledge of political affairs 
clarity of thought, and by con vine' 
ngly challenging the economic fa I 
laces arising out of present systems 

Of government. 

°" t,,is - M« third, trip to this 
"'untry, Dr. Polanyi has scored a 

rfngular success in his appeal te fac- 
('°ntinu*i *x Pa^e 6 

Professional Decorator 
Chosen to Mask State's 
Drill Hall 

"With color and originality 
throughout, the Military Ball 
promises to be one of the more 
memorable social events of the 
year," said Chairman Harry 
Scollin yesterday. Tomorrow 
night at the Drill Hall Hal Mc- 
Intyre's Band, thirteen musici- 
ans with Shirley Lee and Jim- 
my Motto, vocalists, will sinj? 
and play for the only formal of 
the semester. The Military Hall 
with its novelty programs, un- 
ique favors, and colorful deco- 
rations will feature the tradi- 
tional election of the Honorary 
Colonel of the Massachusetts 
State College II. (). T. C. 

The Hal Mclntyte Hand, which 
will play at the ball, appears reg- 
ularly at the lake Com pounce Tl»*I?- 
ioom in Connecticut. This band has 
had many successful seasons „t the 
lake, it is reported that the Hal Mc- 
Intyra Hand has played for record 
crowds at the pavillion in Bristol, 
Conn. Attendance was not equaled 

even by the "big-name" bands ap- 
pearing there. "These facts show the 
changeless popularity and the ability 

of the hfelntyre Rand to reaiiv 'gfve' 
when it comes to entertainment and 

smooth dance music," added ('hair- 
man Scollin. 

The arrangements used by the 

band are Glenn Miller arrangements. 

Those persons who know modern 
music will recall "Tuxedo Junction" 
and "Crosstown" in their Glenn Mill 
er form. "Smooofh Stuff,' is quoted 

ss a description of their playing by 
Chairman Scollin. 

The Military Rail is the fust for- 
mal of the season. It is also the only 
formal of thi semester and, it was 
pointed out, it is the least expensive 
Tickets are being sold for three 
JO""* fifty cents. C.uess who said. 
Ireshman who want to find out 
Cm, tin lie, I on f'ni/r I, 

New Women's DormitoriBii^mJWiih 

A rim ml ■#••• .~~ ■?* * f • SSI ■ 

Activity as Finishing Touches Are Made 


Seniors can obtain their orders 
of senior portraits upon paying 
the balance of their bills tomor- 
row, December 6. Mr. Irving Green 
of the Sargent Studio will dis- 
tribute the orders at the INDEX 
office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

A regular meeting of the junior 
and senior members of the INDEX 
board will be held tonight at 7 
p.m. in the INDEX office. Impor- 
tant business on the progress of 
the book concerns every member 
of the INDEX at this meeting. 

Elections are Postponed 
Until Slates Are Ready 

Voting to be When Senior, 

Freshman Nominations 

Are Made 

DonaM P. Allan, i< resident of the 
Senate, announced last night that 
junior and sophomore class elections 
would not be held this morning, but 
would be postponed until the senior 
and freshman slates are ready to be 
voted upon. 

Freshman nominating committees 
were not chosen at the committee alec 
tion Nov. M beeauae sorority rushing 
was not then complete. At the nom 
Inating committee election for sen- 
iors there was not a sufficient num- 
ber of votes cast to elect a slate. 

At the elections which will be held 
soon, the following offices will be fili- 
al: senior, junior, sophomore, and 
freshman class offices; interclass ath- 
Contnnued on Page 6 

We finally succumbed! That new 
brick edifice that's been slowly tak- 
ing shape up on the bill aroused our 
curiosity to such an extent that at 
last w t - waded through the drifts to 
get a close up of its condition, with 
the result that now we hold a great 
admiration for any working crew who 
can bring order out of such chaos 
as we saw. However, we wen- as 
lured that there was no question but 
what the new dormitory would be 
ready "on time." 

The building is buzzing with ac- 
tivity, with many different project 
in progress at the same time. At 
present, there is in the yard a rapidly 
diminishing stack of radiators which 
an- being slung on iron and 
lugged up the stairs and set j„ ,,|,. ir( 
in barren rooms. The empty rooms 
and halls reek with a Warm smudge, 
coming from the roaring tin in the 
basement and intended to hasten (he 
drying process, and incidentally to 

raise the temperature for better 

working conditions inside. The small 
Of fresh plaster Is very evident and 

lenda a suggestion of "newness" to 
the atmosphere. 

.Sixty-four double rooms and twen- 

tj four sinpie rooms will accomtno 

from forty to fifty upperclass women 
Furniture of bird, maple finish has 
already been purchased for these 
rooms. There will be individual chif- 
foniers and mirrors and desks for 
each person. A committee on the 
Home Economics staff is working with 
the architect to plan the decorating 
and furnishing of the social unit. 

Plana for the cafeteria in the new 

dormitory are well under way, ac- 
COrdlng to Manager Walter John- 
■On, As far as possible, women stu- 
dents will be employed Slid the work- 
ing program will compare with that 
Of the men students now working at 
Draper cafeteria. Dishwashing, 

bossing", work in the Berries line 
and as waitresses win be the prin- 
ciple of employment available 

"'" cafeteria will plan to nrrv,> about 

'""■ hundred and fifty persons regu- 
l»riy. Breakfasts and lunches will be 
served cafeteria style, but the . 
nmg meal will be served by waitress- 
's. H is felt that this phU), offering 
opportunity for meals in "family 
tyle er with Individual service, trill 

help to Control the student diet and 
also, as one prominent person in the 
present cafeteria put it, to "maU 

h* a„ of the freshmen women and I gentlemen' out of those savages"' 


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Chicaso Sostos ' Los assslss - Sss rssscisce m 


By Milton 

Greece, a former pawn for the im 
perialists of Britain and France, a 
country one very vaguely associated 
with fruit stores, and nude statues 
of muscular men and beautifully de- 
veloped women, has suddenly come 
to the fore to prove itself a country 
of heroes in whom the blood of the 
ancient Hellenes of Marathon still 
surges. How is it, why is it, that the 
Greeks, a nation of only 7,000,000 
people, can successfully withstand 
and then take the offense against the 
might of Italy, a nation of 43,000,- 
000 people which bases its present 
day existence on Fascism, the code 
of the warrior-hero, and the winning 
of laurels through armed conquest. 
It is astounding, but neverthless, 
there it is. The Italians who original- 
ly set out, confident of an easy vic- 
tory against a comparatively de- 
fenseless people, now find themselves 
driven out of Greece, and at the 
present writing, beating it head over 
teakettle out of Albania. Just imag- 
ine, the Greeks freeing the Albani- 
ans from big bully Italy? How? Why? 
Well, for various reasons. 

1. The British have come through 
with more help than was expected, 
menacing the Italians greatly. 

2. The Italians were so cocksure 
of themselves, they didn't adequately 
prepare for the campaign. 

8, The Italian mechanized equip* 

ment was highly unsuitable for use 

mountain districts with resulting 

Snowfall and ice has turned thought! to winter, 
and consequently toward the annual Winter Car- 
nival. Foremost attraction will be the ball, at 
which the best possible name band will be presented. 

There has been a regulation limiting the amount of money 
Spent for a band to $450. For the past several years, this limit 
has been a handicap to the carnival. The event is the best at- 
tended of the college year, and could well swing a bigger and 
better orchestra. Last year, enough was cleared to add nearly 
35 r 'f to the limit. 

The problem seems to be that tradition and present attitude 
oppose raising the limit. We, and we believe we speak for the 
majority of students, feel that the use of surplus funds for a 
better band, is worth while. 

It has been suggested that if a profit is made, the price of 
the dance should be lowered. We feel that the great majority of 
students would prefer to pay the same price, and have one of the 
top bands. For instance, at a price of $600, bands such as Vaughn 
Ifunroe and Will Bradley can be secured, while $150 is a limita- 
tion to second class colored outfits, and neophytic combines. 

A limit should be simply to protect the individual student, 
and eliminate dance profiteering. With the same limit of $1.50 
per student, the quality of the dance can be greatly improved. A 
growing college and increased enrollement makes more money 
available without any increase in price. 

Within a short time, the carnival committee representatives 
will consider the problem with the faculty on student life. They 
will present the student's side of the case in an effort to have the 
limit raised. 

With interest and fame growing, the winter carnival has 
progressed to an event of some significance in college circles. 

With a situation that sees colleges such as Bowdoin hiring 
the same bands we have for major dances for house parties, then 
it is time that social evolution here begins to accompany growth 
in other directions. 


Thursday, December 5 

Lecture— Dr. Polanyi — Old Chapel Auditorium — 3:00 p.m. 

Social Union — Boston Philharmonic Ensemble — Bowker — 8:0Q 

Index Meeting — Office — 7:00 p.m. 
Friday, December 6 

Military Ball— Drill Hall— 0:00 p.m.— 2:00 p.m. 
Saturday, December 7 

Eastern Intercollegiate Fruit Judging 

Informal— Drill Hall 

Outing Club— Stratton Pond— R. P. 1. 

Camera Club Meeting — Old Chapel — 7 :30 p.m. 
Sunday, December 8 

Vespers — Dr. Cornehlsen — 4 :30 p.m. 

Outing Club Supper Hike — Sharp Horse Sheds 

Nature Guide Club Meeting — 7:30 p.m. 

Freshman Forum — 7:00 p.m. 

Annual Meeting Western Mass. Winter Sports Council 
Monday, December 9 

Annual Extension Conference 

Personnel Conference 
Tuesday, December 10 

Annual Extension Conference 

Fine Arts — Memorial Building — 4 :30 p.m. — Prof. Otto 

Basketball— Trinity— There 

Christian Federation Meeting — Old Chapel — 7 :00 p.m. 

Combined Meeting — Horticulture, Floriculture, Land. Arch. 
Wednesday, December 11 

Annual Extension Conference 

Pre Med Club Meeting 

Dairy Club Meeting — 7:30 p.m. 



! 1 HYTHM 


The student conducted Red Cross drive on campus is to 
be concluded in a short time. It is not yet too late to 
add that small change 1 which may mean even the differ- 
ence between life and death for some one somewhere. 

Under a new system, quotas of fifty cents per student were 
set, and collection was done through fraternities, sororities, dor- 
mitories, and individual approach. 

Most of the (piotas are at present under par. A list of all 
houses and dormitories, with their percentages of the quota, will 
be published at the conclusion of the drive. 

slaughter of Italians. 

4. Italians tried a Mitzkreig a la 
Hitler, and. through clumsy hand- 
ling of the Navy and Air Corps, over- 
extended their lines deep into Greek 
territory where they met with stif- 
fened morale, heroic resistance, and 
then fell into hasty retreat. 

Since Britain has occupied the is- 
land of Crete and other strategic 
Aegean islands, thus giving her a 
very advantageous point for control 
of the Mediteiannean, Palestine, 
Egypt and Africa, as well as help 
for Greece, it is expected that Ger- 
man troops, as soon as Italo-Gei -man 
supply routes are Interfered with, 
will come whipping down through 
Yugoslavia toward Salonika, and 
thus Greet will be established as the 
battleground for the coming winter. 
And don't argue that most of it is in 
ruins anyway, or we'll swat you. 

Well, what happened of importance 
last week? 

Joe Kennedy resigned as Amhas 
sador to England. Why resign at this 
"rucial p eri od, Mr. K.? We guess 
your conservatism just couldn't stand 
the strain over there — When Lord 
Lothian asked Washington for finan- 
cial aid last week, he was cited the 
Johnson Act forbidding loans to 
World War debtors, and gently re- 
minded that the U. S. would con- 
sider acquiring British West Indian 
possessions for cash. We bet milord 
nearly took a fit at that one — Henry 
A. Wallace, American Vice-President 
elect was greeted in Mexico with 
bricks, riots, and cries of "Death to 
Cringas!" \'im Almnzitn, when he 
went to attend the inauguration of 
General Camando, recently elected 
president. l>id General Avila Caman- 
cho, who still insists that he is the 
people's choice, incite the riots, or 
were they stimulated by Nazis work- 
ing up strong resentment against 
Uncle Sam? What's just around the 
corner is as plain as, well, — our name 
on the Dean's Board list— The Vul- 
tee strike was settled, yet '-umor has 
it that legislation will soon be en- 
acted to keep the defense production 
factories open, and free from sab- 
otage. With enactment of this legis- 
lation, we will just about be in a 
state of necessary military dictator- 
ship. — 

Now for some stuff just off the air 
waves. — Talk of a separate British 
peace with Italy is very strong, 
thanks to the Greeks. — English sourc- 
es have announced that unless the 
Continued on Page S 

kf I'rU 
•lai icci 

Hookers, bands, and ballrooms, al- 
ways seem to interest the public, per- 
haps even more so than the regular 
record rumblings that find their way 
Into this column. This, in spite of the 
fact that the business end of the mu- 
sic game is one of the foulest, dirti- 
est things in existence. 

State has been very lucky in its 
dealings with the bookers in bring- 
ing decent bands to State in spite of 
financial handicaps as Imposed upon 
the free disbursement of committee 
funds. We've had Artie Shaw, Glen 
Miller, Benny Carter, Al Donahue, 
and Don Redman, to mention a few. 

There have been times however, 
when State has gotten the dirty end 
of the stick in stacking committee 
men up against a booker's wiles. It 
wasn't too many years ago that 
Fletcher Henderson's band was book- 
ed into the drill hall for a big dance. 
The band took the stand and was 
playing along in approved style. 
Gowns, corsages, starched shirts, and 
satin lapels flashed by in approved 
and unapproved styles, and everyone 
was very happy. Until, . . . someone 
in a car outside turned on his radio 
to a dance band, and heard, "We are 

Con tin my! OH Page 4 


By Kay 

Frislniinn Warning 
freshman's still at msc 
tho' i can't see reason why 
freshman still has all the members 
that h« had in past decembers 
freshman's come thru all the WM1 
learning oozes every pore 

freshman's going home at last 
at rate most likely much too fast 
again to try the old time styles 
once more to suffer home town wHn 
now freshman hear from one whfl 

the things that happen when b»l 

man goes 
your own true love did faithful sta\ 
for one whole week and one wholr 

and then at last the phone did riiic 
a chance for true love woo to fling 
her heart stayed steadfast, faithful 

she thought distinctly, once, of you 

my best advice, now freshman dear 
is not to worry when you hear 
that true love is the mother proud 
of one male baby, weight nine 

the telephone service at msc 
is not that good, i do not lie. 




Calling all members of the Class of 1942 ! 

Travel across eight states, spend two weeks on the Inside* 
a nation-wide industry in St. Louis, meet and talk with miln**" 
aires who have come up through the ranks from paper b< s an '' 
penniless immigrants, take a guest flight in one of the huge AW 
erican Airlines transports, spend two more weeks at Camp M1 
iwanca, enjoy the sand-dune country along Lake Michigan, W" 
famous lecturers speak on the philosophy of life, meet re* 1 * bK 
ed young men from Louisina, New York, Montana, Sou' ( " 
Una. Texas . . . Juniors of Massachusetts State, one of >""" ' 
be given all this — all expenses paid — when you are chosen U ! 

Continued on Pag* t 

Athletic Finances For 
'39-'40 Are Announced 


ector C. S. Hicks Submits 
Annual Report on 
Sports Costs 


following letter from Curry S. 

director of athletics, was re- 
i this week by the Collegian as 
ii,t' financial report of the ath- 
■ lepartment which is printed on 

ge : 
e Editor of the Collegian: 

I i-nclose a copy of the annual 

gnancial report recently made to the 

Committee on Intercollegiate 

V .tics by the Treasurer of the Col- 

iiivering the period from July 

1, 1939 to June 30, 1940. 

report gives just the totals 
in each sports classification. The item 
of General Administration, Mainten- 
ance and Equipment is by far the 
largest single classification. I have 
:npted to break this expenditure 
down, in order that this report may 
be better understood. 

The following figures are only ap- 
priximate and involve only major 
items of the $12,018.16 shown in